Unformatted text preview: y components ( y, a y , v y , and v y ). Table 3.1 summarizes the equations of kinematics for two-dimensional motion. Projectile motion is a kind of two-dimensional motion that occurs when the moving object (the projectile) experiences only the acceleration due to gravity, which acts in the vertical direction. The acceleration of the projectile has no horizontal component ( a x = 0), the effects of air resistance being negligible. The vertical component of the acceleration is a y , and it equals the acceleration due to gravity....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PHYS 101 taught by Professor Sharp during the Spring '08 term at Ohio State.
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