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  1. Acceleration is a result of a change in speed, in direction, or a change in both speed and direction. (Web site)
  2. Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity. (Web site)
  3. Acceleration is directly proportional to this force and inversely proportional to inertial mass of the object. (Web site)
  4. Acceleration is such an important quantity in kinematics. (Web site)
  5. Acceleration is improved and with regular use, AMSOIL Diesel Concentrate continues to enhance performance by keeping injectors clean.


  1. Vectors play an important role in physics: velocity and acceleration of a moving object and forces acting on a body are all described by vectors.
  2. The rotational analogues of force, mass, and acceleration are torque, moment of inertia, and angular acceleration, respectively.
  3. As before the launch vehicle's new velocity is the vector sum of its old velocity, the acceleration from thrust, and the acceleration of gravity. (Web site)


  1. Unlike many other races where the speed in corners and acceleration is more important, top speed was a critical parameter for being competitive in Le Mans. (Web site)
  2. The velocity of an object moving on a straight path can change in magnitude only, so its acceleration is the rate of change of its speed. (Web site)
  3. In measuring the acceleration of a vehicle, time is usually the independent variable and speed is the dependent variable. (Web site)

Orbital Period

  1. He used the size of the Moon's orbit around the earth and its orbital period to calculate its acceleration. (Web site)

Tidal Acceleration

  1. The other consequence of the tidal acceleration is the deceleration of the rotation of the Earth. (Web site)

Rapid Acceleration

  1. A rapid acceleration and deceleration of the head can force the brain to move back and forth across the inside of the skull.
  2. The increased speed and rapid acceleration and deceleration slashed journey times around the country. (Web site)
  3. These ridges can result in injury to the temporal lobe of the brain during rapid acceleration.


  1. Thrust must be greater than drag to achieve the forward acceleration needed for takeoff and to increase an aircraft's speed in level flight.
  2. On the Troubleshoot tab, drag the Hardware acceleration slider all the way to Full. (Web site)


  1. Assume that the planet is so much lighter than the sun that the acceleration of the sun can be neglected. (Web site)
  2. The increased velocity is attributed to acceleration caused by magnetic waves spiraling from the sun. (Web site)
  3. The direction of the acceleration is towards the Sun. (Web site)


  1. However, this is purely a resistance to acceleration, and there is drag to motion unless the motion is accelerative. (Web site)


  1. Law of gravitation; Gravitational potential and field; Acceleration due to gravity; Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits; Escape velocity.
  2. Universal law of gravitation, variation in the acceleration due to gravity of the earth.
  3. However, because of the low mass of the falling object, its gravitation is vanishingly small, and the resulting acceleration of the earth is negligible.

Potential Energy

  1. The potential energy is V=mgrsin(θ) where g is the acceleration due to gravity. (Web site)


  1. In this equation, m is mass in kilograms, g is acceleration due to gravity in meters per second squared, and h is the height of the object. (Web site)
  2. If one considers the equation for the acceleration at every point of the rope, its eigenvectors, or eigenfunctions, are the standing waves.
  3. Considering the above equation, you should envision that centripetal acceleration always acts directly toward and perpendicular with Earth's rotation axis.

Special Case

  1. A special case of circular motion occurs when the rotating body moves with constant angular acceleration. (Web site)


  1. The negative of the radial acceleration is the centripetal acceleration, which points inward, toward the center of curvature. (Web site)
  2. It is assumed that there is no friction, that the flow is straight with no curvature and there is no divergence or convergence with no vertical acceleration. (Web site)
  3. Locally, curvature has a value dependent upon the gravitation field or your acceleration relative to the gravitational field. (Web site)


  1. In 1928 he began to work on the acceleration of protons with Ernest Walton. (Web site)
  2. The Telsa coil pulse provides a longitudenal acceleration of the protons; it is the magnetic pinch effect that provides the radial acceleration. (Web site)


  1. The results from Stanford University showed that the gravitational acceleration of electrons in a metal tube was close to zero (measured to within 9%). (Web site)


  1. If the driver momentarily lifts of the throttle, the current gear will be held for more effective engine braking and a quicker acceleration when required. (Web site)


  1. This relation shows that the pressure gradient is simply a product of the bulk fluid density and the gravitational acceleration. (Web site)


  1. The concept of acceleration is used to determine the amount owed under foreclosure. (Web site)
  2. Many states regulate acceleration clauses and allow late payments to avoid foreclosure. (Web site)


  1. Acceleration: the right of the lender to demand payment on the outstanding balance of a loan.


  1. Celestial motion without additional forces such as thrust of a rocket, is governed by gravitational acceleration of masses due to other masses. (Web site)
  2. During this portion of the launch gravity acts directly against the thrust of the rocket, lowering its vertical acceleration. (Web site)
  3. Ion engine: A rocket engine, the thrust of which is obtained by the electrostatic acceleration of ionized particles. (Web site)


  1. On one hand Newton could calculate the amount of centripetal acceleration required to keep the moon in orbit.
  2. The Cold War-inspired space race between the Soviet Union and the U.S. led to an acceleration of interest in the Moon. (Web site)
  3. The Cold War -inspired space race between the Soviet Union and the U.S. led to an acceleration of interest in exploration of the Moon.


  1. A particle with mass exhibits the unexplained property of inertia, meaning that it tends to resist acceleration. (Web site)
  2. Puthoff explains that the resistance to acceleration defines the inertia of matter and it appears to be an electromagnetic resistance. (Web site)
  3. Inertia. The ability of an object to resist acceleration or deceleration. (Web site)


  1. Moment of inertia quantifies the resistance of a physical object to angular acceleration.
  2. I is the moment of inertia of the particle is the angular acceleration of the particle. (Web site)


  1. Flywheel is the main obstacle to engine acceleration. (Web site)
  2. The Quasiturbine needs no flywheel, and consequently has faster acceleration.


  1. Weight is a force caused by gravity equal to the product of the acceleration of gravity and the mass of the object.
  2. Mass is often confused with weight, a vector quantity equal to its mass multiplied by the downward acceleration due to gravity. (Web site)
  3. The Earth anchors one end, and the inertia of a weight on the other end acts against acceleration, resulting in a tension force.


  1. To TEACH the ECM, drive the vehicle at operating temperature with moderate acceleration and idle conditions. (Web site)
  2. Engine misses at idle or full throttle acceleration. (Web site)


  1. Said and the Roush Fenway Racing crew collected information that included gear selections, shock travel, braking, RPM and acceleration.
  2. Fuel efficiency during acceleration generally improves as RPM increase until peak torque. (Web site)
  3. This condition may cause misfiring at high engine RPM. Shiny deposits usually suggest that temperatures have suddenly increased during hard acceleration. (Web site)

Billion Years

  1. The inflaton is a contributing factor to, with non zero graviton mass, in re acceleration of the universe a billion years ago.
  2. Cosmologists estimate that the acceleration began roughly 5 billion years ago.

Cosmological Constant

  1. In spite of its problems, the cosmological constant is in many respects the most economical solution to the problem of cosmic acceleration. (Web site)


  1. The cosmological constant, on the other hand, causes an acceleration in the expansion of the universe. (Web site)
  2. The rate of acceleration of expansion is faster in the earlier periods, contrary to the ideal of a constant volume during combustion. (Web site)
  3. The deceleration parameter in cosmology is a dimensionless measure of the cosmic acceleration of the expansion of the universe. (Web site)


  1. As a result, it's important that you fully understand the conditions of default that might trigger the acceleration clause. (Web site)


  1. When scientists compare the distance of the supernova to its redshift, they can measure the acceleration of the expansion of the universe. (Web site)
  2. Physicists in France have come up with a new way of using bouncing ultracold atoms to measure the acceleration due to gravity.
  3. Speed is sometimes incorrectly expressed as "knots per hour" which would actually be a measure of acceleration, as in "nautical miles per hour per hour".


  1. The MEMS accelerometer 221 is configured for measuring an acceleration of the movement of the earth at the detecting site. (Web site)
  2. And we in fact measure that mass by applying a force and measuring the acceleration.
  3. It can be determined by measuring the force of gravity (weight) acting on it and dividing this by the gravitational acceleration at that point. (Web site)


  1. Galileo had said that bodies fall with constant acceleration no matter how far they are from the Earth. (Web site)
  2. Galileo showed that the path of a projectile follows a parabola, a consequence of uniform acceleration due to gravity. (Web site)


  1. A acceleration clause is a clause in which your mortgage which allows the lender to demand payment of the outstanding loan balance for various reasons.
  2. Acceleration Clause - A provision in a mortgage that allows the lender to request the remaining balance of the loan if payments are not made on time. (Web site)
  3. ACCELERATION CLAUSE: A clause in a mortgage or loan.


  1. Acceleration Clause: Clause in a deed of trust or mortgage, which "accelerates," or hastens, the time when the indebtedness becomes due. (Web site)
  2. Acceleration A clause in a deed of trust that allows the loan balance to be fully due and payable. (Web site)


  1. He had already in 1640 been summoned to the House of Lords through a writ of acceleration in his father's barony of Hunsdon.

Hardware Acceleration

  1. Building on the framebuffer support available in recent Linux kernels, DirectFB adds hardware acceleration, input devices, and window management. (Web site)
  2. The forwarding path, which may depend upon hardware acceleration for performance, will be the more difficult and costly to change. (Web site)
  3. Directional, point, spot and coloured lights using special built shading tables or hardware acceleration layer. (Web site)


  1. Most notably, the Java 3D library can rely on OpenGL for its hardware acceleration.
  2. Beryl is a combined window manager and composite manager written in C using OpenGL to provide acceleration.
  3. If hardware 3D acceleration is present, OpenGL can use it.


  1. In this equation, V is the velocity of spin, R is the radius of the cylinder, and A G is the target acceleration due to gravity.
  2. That is, acceleration is inversely proportional to the radius of the circle. (Web site)


  1. Angular acceleration is equal to change in angular velocity divided by time taken.
  2. In a closed chamber, the pressures are equal in each direction and no acceleration occurs. (Web site)
  3. With all else (gravitational acceleration, density, cross-sectional area, drag constant, etc.) being equal, heavier objects fall faster.

Electromagnetic Radiation

  1. All electromagnetic radiation evolved from the acceleration of electric charges. (Web site)


  1. Synchrotron radiation, radiation by a charged particle undergoing acceleration.
  2. Both wondered if, like the heat radiation, inertia is a product of acceleration through the vacuum. (Web site)
  3. The radiation arises from the centripetal acceleration of the particle as it moves in a circular orbit. (Web site)


  1. Examples of physical quantities that are vectors are force, velocity, and acceleration. (Web site)

Kinetic Energy

  1. As a result, kinetic energy is rapidly dissipated from the body, and each subsequent lunge requires acceleration from rest.
  2. In order to understand kinetic energy, it is necessary, then, to understand the formula for uniform acceleration. (Web site)


  1. This radiation was caused by the acceleration of electrons, moving near the speed of light, through a magnetic field. (Web site)
  2. Gradual acceleration begins by moving and placing the free foot toward the top of the skating knee and drawing the arms close to the body. (Web site)
  3. Hubble said Red shifted galaxies aren't simply "moving" away from each other, they are actually accelerating away, though the acceleration is very slow. (Web site)


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