The individual components of x

The individual components of x - dimensional motion with...

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The individual components of x (t) correspond to one-dimensional position functions in each of the two or three directions of motion. For instance, for motion in three dimensions, the components of x (t) can be labeled x(t) , y(t) , and z(t) , and correspond to one-dimensional position functions in the x -, y -, and z -directions, respectively. If we have three-
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Unformatted text preview: dimensional motion with constant velocity, x (t) = v t , where v = (v x , v y , v z ) is a constant vector, the above vector equation for x (t) breaks up into three one-dimensional equations: x(t) = v x t, y(t) = v y t, z(t) = v z t Note that if v y = v z = 0 , what we recover is just one-dimensional motion in the x -direction....
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