Resources tagged with: Displacement, velocity and acceleration

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Broad Topics > Mechanics > Displacement, velocity and acceleration

Earth Orbit

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Follow in the steps of Newton and find the path that the earth follows around the sun.

Dangerous Driver?

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Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error?

Modelling Assumptions in Mechanics

Age 16 to 18

An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple problem of the projectile.

Phase Space

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Explore the issues surrounding the concept of Phase Space.

High Jumping

Age 14 to 18

How high can a high jumper jump? How can a high jumper jump higher without jumping higher? Read on...

Out in Space

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A space craft is ten thousand kilometres from the centre of the Earth moving away at 10 km per second. At what distance will it have half that speed?

Mechanical Mindgames

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A selection of intriguing questions to consider on mechanics, particularly surrounding the ideas concerning impulse and momentum.

10 Olympic Starters

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10 intriguing starters related to the mechanics of sport.