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Physics (Mechanics) Formulas
Basic Mechanical physics formulas
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Physics
12/14/2012

Term
 Angular Momentum
Definition
 L = r x p  or  L = r x mv   x = vector cross product    L = I ω Get Torque from derivative of Angular momentum:    dL/dt = Τ
Term
 Linear Momentum
Definition
 P = mv
Term
 Torque
Definition
 Τ (tau) = r x F
Term
 Instantaneous Linear Velocity (speed)
Definition
 v = dx/dt
Term
 Average Linear Velocity (speed)
Definition
 v = Δx/Δt
Term
 Angular velocity
Definition
 ω(omega)= v/r
Term
 Angular Power
Definition
 P = Torque • ω    • = dot product
Term
 Linear Power
Definition
 P = F • v
Term
 Momentum
Definition
 p = mv
Term
 Impulse
Definition
 J = F/Δt   Impulse is the change in Force over time J = dF/dt
Term
 Center of Mass
Definition
 rcm = ( Σ mi ri ) / ( Σ mi )
Term
 Bridge equation for linear & angular
Definition
 v = r ω
Term
 angular tangential acceleration
Definition
 atan = r ω
Term
 Moment of Inertia
Definition
 I = m r2
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