Essays Tagged: "Velocity"


25, 1989, the voyager discovered Neptune, but only aftertraveling 12 years at an average velocity of 19 kilometers a second (about 42miles an hour). The Voyager 2 observed Neptun ...

(5 pages) 142 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Measurement of Free-Fall Acceleration

itude of acceleration will be calculated.TheoryBy definition, acceleration is the rate of change of velocity with respect to time. Instantaneous acceleration is the derivative of velocity with respect ... he derivative of velocity with respect to time.a(t) = dv / dt.Average acceleration is the change in velocity during a time interval, Dt, divided by the length of that interval,aave = Dv / Dt.In this e ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Built for Speed

toward the fine line between extinction and evolution. Therefore, the human capacity to handle the velocity becomes a fragile balance.Our generation (see Gen X, 20-somethings) could be considered the ... Phreak)Speed was created for a future world where everything moves at a faster clip, an unsettling velocity. Seemingly synthesized as an accessory to a fast car, high speed lifestyle, it has made mut ...

(18 pages) 307 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A resistance Investigation

t that as the wire increases in length the resistance (collision of particles causing a decrease in velocity for the moving particle) will increase, I think this will happen because there are thousand ... force pushing electrons around the circuit); this causes the electrons to collide, to slow down the velocity of the current (movement of electrons) within the wire. This makes me think that if the wir ...

(24 pages) 176 2 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

life's powerful forces

ecause of the influences of external forces. If a wind blows, the flames change their direction and velocity and can engulf many other things. On the other hand, if there is no wind, the fire may burn ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

UFO Crash at Roswell, NM 1947

ith them.On July 2, 1947, during a severe thunderstorm, a saucer flew near to the ground at a great velocity. It exploded. Its pieces scattered over an area near Corona, New Mexico. The next day Willi ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Investigation of a simple pulley system through comparison of experimental and theoretical models.

there is a constant acceleration on the system. This means I am able to use equations derived from velocity and time equations. In this case I will be able to use the equation :s = ut + ½at"An ... tal acceleration by using the equation :s = ut + ½at"where displacement s is 0.8u is initial velocityt is the time, anda is the accelerationGiven that the initial velocity of weight m2 is 0 in ...

(9 pages) 60 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Ford Motor Company: Supply Chain Strategy Analysis from HBS Case

r Corporation and finds that there is considerable appeal. Dell has been able to speed up inventory velocity such that there is only eleven days of inventory on hand. This has led to an inventory turn ...

(5 pages) 1055 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

'The Physics of Stopping,' is an answer to whether or not the statement "safety is not related to how fast you travel, but how quickly you stop," is true.

ny moving object with a mass has momentum. Momentum equals the mass of an object multiplied by it's velocity. It can be represented by the formula P = m x v where P stands for momentum, m stands for m ... epresented by the formula P = m x v where P stands for momentum, m stands for mass and v stands for velocity. An object at rest has no velocity, hence no momentum. When object goes from moving to at r ...

(3 pages) 63 3 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Physics of Pool.

ball will respond accordingly. A general rule of thumb for this game of angles is momentum = mass x velocity. The momentum of the cue ball before it strikes another ball will always be equal to the mo ... d chance the ball it hits will also move quickly; and just the opposite if the cue ball has a small velocity, or speed. Since momentum is a vector quantity, it describes both magnitude and direction. ...

(1 pages) 39 0 4.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Biomechanics of golf.

s occurs because she does not provide optimal range of motion for the club to gain maximum possible velocity before impact. Graham's force summation and timing (Teachers notes: 2003) is also affecting ... vis generates much power towards the ball and again his shoulders follow through, achieving optimum velocity of the club before impact (Teachers notes: 2003). The acceleration of his downswing is at t ...

(5 pages) 51 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Physics trolley investigation

sics Trolley InvestigationTaskI will be finding out the affect of change in height of a ramp on the velocity of the trolley dropped from the ramp.Variables1.Mass and shape of trolley.2.Height of the r ... riable - Height of the rampPredictionI predict that as the height of the ramp increases so will the velocity of the trolley. I think this because at the top of the ramp the trolley will have its great ...

(7 pages) 44 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Physics Coursework 2004 Table Tennis Ball Experiment

ball gets lower there is a lesser amount of force pushing the ball downwards therefore giving less velocity for it to rebound up into the air. This means that when it hits the ground the atoms push e ...

(3 pages) 46 2 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A- level Physics coursework on rowing

third law). You move water one way with your oar; the boat moves the other way. The momentum (=mass*velocity) you put into the water will be equal and opposite to the momentum acquired by the boat.Con ... another fluid). While the contribution from air is still only a few % of the water resistance, air velocity is much more variable, so the contribution can rise to 10s of % in strong head winds.Skin D ...

(15 pages) 37 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Case: Ford Motor Company

r Corporation and finds that there is considerable appeal. Dell has been able to speed up inventory velocity such that there is only eleven days of inventory on hand. This has led to an inventory turn ...

(11 pages) 745 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Michelson and Morey Experiment

progressions to be made. One such experiment is the Michelson and Morley experiment of the earth's velocity through "aether".Albert Michelson and William Morley were two American physicists who worke ... ery accurately differences in the phases of light waves.Basically it involves the comparison of the velocity of light traveling in two mutually perpendicular directions. Light traveling from a source ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Experiment: Motion Analysis

nclined plank and it will accelerate as it moves towards the low end of the plank and therefore its velocity will increase steadily till the time it reaches the bottom. This is when the ball starts to ... nterchanged (that of keeping the time and releasing the ball).Tennis Ball(79.5g)Time(s) Distance(m) Velocity(m/s) Acceleration(m/s^2)0 0 0 00.63 1 1.58 2.511.00 2 2.70 7.301.40 3 2.50 6.250 0 0 00.69 ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Electromagnetic Induction

. Faraday discovered that a current could be produced in this situation only if the magnet had some velocity. The magnet could be moved in either a positive or negative direction but had to be in moti ...

(9 pages) 45 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

PHYSICS- THE AETHER. Everything you need to know about the mysterious Aether, Michelson-Morley's experient and Einstein's genius answer.

luminiferous aether and was said 'to carry the motion of light'. It was therefore assumed that the velocity of light, 'c' must be in with respect, or in the frame of reference, to the aether, which w ... light was transmitted.2. Describe and evaluate the Michelson-Morley attempt to measure the relative velocity of the Earth through the aether.Using the hypothesis of the aether, the prediction of an 'a ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Potential danger presented by loose objects in a vehicle: Avoiding or reducing the effect of a collision.

bject), whenever the whole thing accelerates. The two most important things related to this are:1. "Velocity" is a concept that includes both the speed and the direction of motion2. "Acceleration" exi ... oth the speed and the direction of motion2. "Acceleration" exists whenever there is any change in a velocityLet us first return to the straight road, and magically do two things:1) Stop the car instan ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.2 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics