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Apogee
furthest distance of rocket from earth
Center of gravity/mass
where the rocket balances, can be determined by balancing rocket on string
Center of pressure
center point of rocket in which it will spin around its axis freely
NAR
national association of rocketry
Perigee
closest distance of rocket to earth
Force
anything that causes an object to move
newton
amount of force needed to impact acceleration
Torque
twisting or turning of object
mechanical advantage
help moving an object with a machine
power
amount of work being done over a certain amount of time
horsepower
standard unit of power
dynamometer
measures horsepower and torque
newton one
body of mass not moving tends to stay not moving... and opposite, unless acted upon by another force or object
newton two
unbalanced force tends to produce acceleration in the direction of the force
newton three
for every force there is a equal and opposite reaction