Instantaneous Acceleration

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Classical Mechanics

Instantaneous Acceleration

Instantaneous acceleration ( \(a_i\) ) is the acceleration at a particular moment in time along its path.

Instantaneous Acceleration Formula

\(a_i = \frac { d v} {d t }   \)          \(instananeous \; acceleration \;=\;  \frac { change \; in \; velocity } { change \; in \; time }  \)

Where:

\(a_i\) = instantaneous acceleration

\(dt\) = time differential

\(dv \) = velocity differential

 

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