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Unit B - Lesson 1
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Explains why objects move the way they do.
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Dynamics
Explains why objects move the way they do.
Force
is a push or a pull. it is a vector quantity measured in newtons
Newton
equivalent to 1 kg*m/s2(squared)
Free body diagram (fbd)
a diagram that shows all of the forces acting on an object
applied force
a force that results when one object makes contact with another and pushes or pulls it.
tension
a pulling force exerted on an object by a rope or a string.
Normal force
a perpendicular force exerted by a surface on a object in contact with a surface.
friction
a force that is perpendicular exerted by a surface on a object with which it is in contact.
force of gravity
the force of attraction that exists between any two objects due to there mass
force of gravity equation
Fg = mg, where g = 9.8m/s2(squared)