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Unformatted text preview: er has no effect on Newtonian dynamics All such observers will see the same forces and accelerations Frames moving with constant velocity are “inertial reference frames” The size of an object is the same for all observers – even if the object is in an accelerated reference frame Newtonian dynamics agrees with everyday experience Judah Levine, 2170L1 14 Clicker Question 2 y O z a y’ x O’ x’ z’ A sphere is at rest in an accelerated reference frame, O’.The sphere is observed by observers at rest in frames O and O’. Based on Newtonian relativity: a. b. c. d. Both observers see a sphere of the same size. The observer in O sees a smaller sphere The observer in O sees a larger sphere The observer in O see a shape flattened vertically e. The observer in O sees a shape flattened horizontally Judah Levine, 2170L1 15 Clicker Question 3 The Duane Physics laboratories are in an accelerated reference frame because of the rotation of the earth. Can Newtonian mechanics be used? a. yes, no problem. T...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2014 for the course PHYSICS 2170 taught by Professor Judahlevine during the Spring '13 term at Colorado.

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