Uniformly Accelerated Motion
In this chapter we introduce certain vector quantities—position, displacement, velocity and acceleration—used to describe the motion of a body. We define these quantities and discuss the mathematical relations between them. We then derive specific functional relations between them and time (a scalar quantity) for the case where the object moves in a straight line with constant acceleration. The chapter concludes with a discussion of projectile motion, one of the simplest types of two-dimensional motion.
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