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Newtonian mechanics equations
Newtonian mechanics equations
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Physics
01/13/2008

Term
 1st kinematics equation
Definition
 vf = vo + at
Term
 2nd kinmeatics equation
Definition
 x - xo = vot + (1/2)at^2
Term
 3rd kinematics equation
Definition
 vf^2 = vo^2 + 2a(x - xo)
Term
 4th kinematics equation
Definition
 x-xo = (1/2)(vo + vf)t
Term
 Net Force
Definition
 Fnet = ma
Term
 Force of friction
Definition
 Ff = mu x Fn
Term
 Centripetal acceleration
Definition
 ac = v^2 / r
Term
 Torque
Definition
 Torque = F x d
Term
 Momentum
Definition
 p = mv
Term
 Impulse
Definition
 I = delta p = F x delta t
Term
 Kinetic energy
Definition
 KE = 1/2 mv^2
Term
 Potential energy due to gravity (near Earth)
Definition
 PEg = mgh
Term
 Work
Definition
 W = F x delta x = delta KE
Term
 Power
Definition
 P = W/delta t = Fv
Term
 Force of a spring [(-) sign means restoring force]
Definition
 F = -kx
Term
 Potential energy of a spring
Definition
 PEx = (1/2)kx^2
Term
 Period of a mass on a spring
Definition
 T = 2pi x square root of m/k
Term
 Period a pendulum
Definition
 T = 2pi x square root of L/g
Term
 Period in terms of frequency
Definition
 T = 1/f
Term
 Gravitational force betweent two massive objects
Definition
 FG = (GM1M2)/r^2
Term
 Gravitational potential energy between two massive objects (use it only when the object is far from a planet's surface)
Definition
 PEG = (GM1M2)/r
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