Applied Science AQA/Kinematics
Kinematics[edit | edit source]
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|Syllabus Content||What you need to do|
|• the motion of objects||Describe motion in terms of displacement, speed, velocity and acceleration.
Know the difference between:
- distance and displacement
- speed and velocity
|• the formulas :
(average) v = s/t
v = u + at
v2 = u2 + 2as
s = ut + ½ at2
|Use these suvat equations to calculate any of the five quantities.
Recognise 'hidden' information, such as a=9.81 ms−2 when falling, or that accelerating from rest gives u = 0 ms−1.
|• representing motion through the use of graphs of displacement against time and velocity against time||Use these graphs to describe motion.
Calculate the gradient of a displacement-time graph as speed.
Calculate the gradient of a velocity-time graph as acceleration.
Calculate the area under a velocity-time graph as distance traveled.
(Gradients may require the calculation of the tangent to a curve at a point.)
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