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Terms in this set (27)
is due to high pressure in curved surfaces that causes the car to be pushed down (up next, notice how the windshield takes the shape of a spoiler)
the amount of matter in an object
speed in a given direction
the rate at which velocity changes
a force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact
the product of an object's mass and velocity
the study of forces and the resulting motion of objects through the air.
a push or pull exerted on an object
a change from one form of energy to another
a force of attraction between objects that is due to their masses.
a course along which someone or something moves.
the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole
the energy an object has due to its motion
a measure of the force of gravity on an object
a decrease in speed
power derived from the utilization of physical or chemical resources
height above sea level
the transfer of energy from one object to another, such as heat energy
the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion
the distance an object travels per unit of time
distance and direction of an object's change in position from the starting point
the striking of one object against another; the shock caused by a collision
an object's change in position relative to a reference point.
a quantum mechanical property of electrons that may be thought of as clockwise or counterclockwise
the unit of measurement for force
an amount of space between two things or people