The position of vector r of a point P in space is the vector from the origin to P
Its components are the coordinates x,y,and z
-The average velocity vector during the time interval is the displacement
The momentum p of a particle is a vector quantity equal to the product of the particles mass and
velocity
The net force on a particle is equal to the rate of change of the particles momentum
If a cons
When a force acts on a body, the torque of that force with respect to a point has a magnitude
given by the product of the force magnitude F and the lever arm l.
Torque is a vector equal to the vector
When a body is in equilibrium in an inertial frame of reference, either at rest or moving at
constant velocity, the vector sum of forces acting on it must be zero.
- We use free body diagrams in ident
When a constant force acts on a partial that undergoes a straight line, the work done by thefoce
on the particle is dined to be the scalar product of F and s
- The work is also equal to F times s time
Three fundamental physical quantities are
- Mass
- Length
- Time
The corresponding basic SI Units are
- Kilogram
- Meter
- Seconds
Derived units for other physical quantities are
- Products
- Quotient
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Physics Lab 2
Vectors
General Physics Laboratory 170-M06L
Objective/Aims
The objective of this lab is to verify mathematical approaches and techniques for vector addition.