FHSST Physics/Newtonian Gravitation/Summary

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Newtonian Gravitation
Properties - Mass and Weight - Normal Forces - Comparative Problems - Falling Bodies - Terminal Velocity - Drag Force - Important Equations and Quantities

Important Equations and Quantities[edit]

Table 9.1: Units used in Newtonian Gravitation
Quantity Symbol Unit SI base units Direction
mass m -- kg or -- --
velocity \overrightarrow{v} -- \frac{\mbox{m}}{\mbox{s}} or \ \ \mbox{m} \cdot \mbox{s}^{-1} yes
force \overrightarrow{F} N \frac{\mbox{kg} \cdot \mbox{m}}{\mbox{s}^2} or \ \ \mbox{kg} \cdot \mbox{m} \cdot \mbox{s}^{-2} yes
energy E J \frac{\mbox{kg} \cdot \mbox{m}^2}{\mbox{s}^2} or \ \ \mbox{kg} \cdot \mbox{m}^{2} \cdot \mbox{s}^{-2} --