Definition of average acceleration; definition of instantaneous acceleration, with examples; uniformly accelerated motion, with examples.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Finding acceleration as a function of time from equations for position.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Ideal particle simplification; definition of average velocity, with examples; definition of instantaneous velocity, with examples; uniform linear motion; speed of rifle bullet example.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Definition, including equation of motion due to gravity, with examples.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Relative velocity and acceleration defined; special case of constant acceleration.
Displacement, velocity, and acceleration of objects moving in one dimension. Solution not included.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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4-part problem; finding position, acceleration, and average speed from v vs. t. Solutions are given below the problems.
Area under acceleration vs. time graph; area under velocity vs. time graph; velocity as the integral of acceleration; position as the integral of velocity, with example.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Showing consistency of dimensions, and finding new dimensions for scaled-up equation.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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5-part 1D kinematics; one person walks half time and runs the other; the other person walks half distance and runs the other.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Sketching velocity curves within displacement and acceleration parameters.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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3-part problem; graphing and finding time to collision for balls dropped consecutively.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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One dimensional motion of two vehicles.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Comparing the displacement of an object and its distance traveled. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Motion of a ball thrown vertically. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Determining velocity from a position vs. time graph. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Difference in speed between two falling stones. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Difference in position between two falling stones. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Time interval between two falling stones hitting the ground. Solution not included
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Velocities of two vertically thrown balls. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Relative motion of two falling stones.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Measuring the acceleration of gravity by timing a falling ball.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Motion of two runners in a race.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Motion of a falling object in an elevator viewed from multiple reference frames.
3-part problem; calculating time for round trip, average velocity, and average speed. Solutions are given below the problems.
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8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Position, velocity, and acceleration of a runner.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, and Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Definition of kinematics; coordinate system in one dimension; definitions of position, displacement, average velocity, instantaneous velocity, average acceleration, instantaneous acceleration.
Modelling the motion of a person catching a streetcar.
Motion of two cars, one at constant velocity and the other decelerating.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Vertical motion of a rocket.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Motion of and forces acting on a jumping basketball player.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Average speed of a space shuttle during fuel consumption.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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