Physics 104 - Class Worksheet Ch 4

... 1. An example of an inertial reference frame is: A) any reference frame that is not accelerating B) a frame attached to a particle on which there are no forces C) any reference frame that is at rest D) a reference frame attached to the center of the universe E) a reference frame attached to the Eart ...

... 1. An example of an inertial reference frame is: A) any reference frame that is not accelerating B) a frame attached to a particle on which there are no forces C) any reference frame that is at rest D) a reference frame attached to the center of the universe E) a reference frame attached to the Eart ...

2.1 Inertial Frames of Reference

... possibly a temporal coordinate. A frame of reference in which the Law of Inertia holds is an inertial frame or inertial system. An observer at rest (i.e. with zero velocity) in such a system is an inertial observer. Note. The main idea of an inertial observer in an inertial frame is that the observe ...

... possibly a temporal coordinate. A frame of reference in which the Law of Inertia holds is an inertial frame or inertial system. An observer at rest (i.e. with zero velocity) in such a system is an inertial observer. Note. The main idea of an inertial observer in an inertial frame is that the observe ...

Frames of Reference

... • A rotating frame is non-inertial. •Fictitious forces explains motion in a rotating (non-inertial) frame of reference. •From fixed frame no unbalanced force is seen. •Objects moving in a circle have an acceleration toward the center called centripetal force. •Centrifugal force is the fictitious for ...

... • A rotating frame is non-inertial. •Fictitious forces explains motion in a rotating (non-inertial) frame of reference. •From fixed frame no unbalanced force is seen. •Objects moving in a circle have an acceleration toward the center called centripetal force. •Centrifugal force is the fictitious for ...

Relativity, Inertia, and Equivalence Principle

... Objects in motion remain moving at constant velocity (straight line and constant speed), UNLESS …a net (unbalanced) force acts ...

... Objects in motion remain moving at constant velocity (straight line and constant speed), UNLESS …a net (unbalanced) force acts ...

Does the Speed of Light Have to be Constant?

... Abstract: By a short discussion of a simple problem encountered in Einstein’s original closed static model I will show that the speed of light does not need to be a constant to maintain the general thrust of Special Relativity. Keywords: special relativity, speed of light. ...

... Abstract: By a short discussion of a simple problem encountered in Einstein’s original closed static model I will show that the speed of light does not need to be a constant to maintain the general thrust of Special Relativity. Keywords: special relativity, speed of light. ...

Non-Inertial Reference Frames

... (A) there is no gravitational force from the Earth acting on her. (B) the gravitational pull of the Moon has canceled the pull of the Earth on her. (C) she is in free fall along with the Space Station and its contents. (D) at an orbit of 200 miles above the Earth, the gravitational force of the Eart ...

... (A) there is no gravitational force from the Earth acting on her. (B) the gravitational pull of the Moon has canceled the pull of the Earth on her. (C) she is in free fall along with the Space Station and its contents. (D) at an orbit of 200 miles above the Earth, the gravitational force of the Eart ...

Frames of Reference

... Newton’s laws work in an inertial frame of reference. They do not work in a noninertial (accelerated) frame of reference. ...

... Newton’s laws work in an inertial frame of reference. They do not work in a noninertial (accelerated) frame of reference. ...

Kinematics - Gymnázium Slovanské náměstí

... A train speeding up A tram slowing down A car turning a curve ...

... A train speeding up A tram slowing down A car turning a curve ...

Inertial Reference Frame B: Not an inertial reference frame A

... When you weigh yourself, you stand on a spring scale and compress a spring. With that in mind, let’s define the weight of an object as the reading Fsp of a calibrated spring scale on which the object is stationary. Because Fsp is a force, weight is measured in Newtons. If the scale is at rest relati ...

... When you weigh yourself, you stand on a spring scale and compress a spring. With that in mind, let’s define the weight of an object as the reading Fsp of a calibrated spring scale on which the object is stationary. Because Fsp is a force, weight is measured in Newtons. If the scale is at rest relati ...

CCR 1: Classical Relativity

... An important question regarding the laws of motion, one that concerned Newton himself and one that you likely studied in first-year physics, is that of the reference frame in which they are valid. It turns out that they work correctly only in what is called an inertial reference frame, a reference f ...

... An important question regarding the laws of motion, one that concerned Newton himself and one that you likely studied in first-year physics, is that of the reference frame in which they are valid. It turns out that they work correctly only in what is called an inertial reference frame, a reference f ...

Part II

... – If we insist that Newton’s 2nd Law holds in a noninertial reference frame. To make the force equations look as if the reference frame is an inertial one, it’s necessary to introduce Fictitious Forces. – Technically, it’s the coordinate transformation from the inertial frame to the non-inertial one ...

... – If we insist that Newton’s 2nd Law holds in a noninertial reference frame. To make the force equations look as if the reference frame is an inertial one, it’s necessary to introduce Fictitious Forces. – Technically, it’s the coordinate transformation from the inertial frame to the non-inertial one ...

PHYS 307 LECTURE NOTES, Daniel W. Koon, St. Lawrence Univ.

... When we start with Newton's second law, ...

... When we start with Newton's second law, ...

Euler Force

... Relating rotating frames to stationary frames The following is a derivation of the formulas for accelerations as well as fictitious forces in a rotating frame. It begins with the rel relation ation between a particle's coordinates in a rotating frame and its coordinates in an inertial (stationary) f ...

... Relating rotating frames to stationary frames The following is a derivation of the formulas for accelerations as well as fictitious forces in a rotating frame. It begins with the rel relation ation between a particle's coordinates in a rotating frame and its coordinates in an inertial (stationary) f ...

Waves & Oscillations Physics 42200 Spring 2015 Semester

... • An accelerated reference frame is one way to provide a periodic driving force. • Analyzing mechanical systems in accelerated reference frames can be very convenient. • An accelerated reference frame is an example of a non-inertial reference frame. • Let’s analyze the motion of a particle in an acc ...

... • An accelerated reference frame is one way to provide a periodic driving force. • Analyzing mechanical systems in accelerated reference frames can be very convenient. • An accelerated reference frame is an example of a non-inertial reference frame. • Let’s analyze the motion of a particle in an acc ...

Life in the fast lane: the kinematics of Star Trek

... because the other frame is moving with respect to the observer. Since c is constant in all frames, to each observer time appears to be moving more slowly and length appears to be contracted in a reference frame moving with respect to the ...

... because the other frame is moving with respect to the observer. Since c is constant in all frames, to each observer time appears to be moving more slowly and length appears to be contracted in a reference frame moving with respect to the ...

Transformation Equation for Center-of-Mass Work

... where the impulse I = ! Fidt = ! F"idt is frame invariant since A = 0 in Eq. (5). In contrast, the work is only frame invariant if the impulse (or at least its component in the direction of the relative velocity of the frames) is zero. For example, if I drop a stone from rest, the gravitational work ...

... where the impulse I = ! Fidt = ! F"idt is frame invariant since A = 0 in Eq. (5). In contrast, the work is only frame invariant if the impulse (or at least its component in the direction of the relative velocity of the frames) is zero. For example, if I drop a stone from rest, the gravitational work ...

Lec13

... Newton’s First Law In the absence of external forces, when viewed from an inertial reference frame, an object at rest remains at rest and an object in motion continues in motion with a constant velocity. Newton’s First Law describes what happens in the absence of a net force Also tells us that w ...

... Newton’s First Law In the absence of external forces, when viewed from an inertial reference frame, an object at rest remains at rest and an object in motion continues in motion with a constant velocity. Newton’s First Law describes what happens in the absence of a net force Also tells us that w ...

slides - UMD Physics

... Defn: Inertial reference frame is one in body D f I ti l f f i i b d moves at constant velocity if the there is no force acting upon it Two inertial reference frames, one traveling at constant velocity with respect to the other. “special special relativity relativity” ‐‐‐ frames do not accelerate ...

... Defn: Inertial reference frame is one in body D f I ti l f f i i b d moves at constant velocity if the there is no force acting upon it Two inertial reference frames, one traveling at constant velocity with respect to the other. “special special relativity relativity” ‐‐‐ frames do not accelerate ...

Inertial and Non-inertial Reference Frames

... discussed within the context of the 3rd Law. According to the 3rd law, every force is actually a two-way interaction. In the example above, if a force does truly push on the cup, then the cup must also push back on something else (whatever is causing the cup to accelerate). However, since there are ...

... discussed within the context of the 3rd Law. According to the 3rd law, every force is actually a two-way interaction. In the example above, if a force does truly push on the cup, then the cup must also push back on something else (whatever is causing the cup to accelerate). However, since there are ...

Relativity 1 - UCF College of Sciences

... However, the S’ observer measured and additional force due to the magnetic field at y1’ arising from the motion of the wire in the -x’ direction. Thus, the electromagnetic force does not have the same form in different inertial systems, implying that Maxwell’s equations are not invariant under a Gal ...

... However, the S’ observer measured and additional force due to the magnetic field at y1’ arising from the motion of the wire in the -x’ direction. Thus, the electromagnetic force does not have the same form in different inertial systems, implying that Maxwell’s equations are not invariant under a Gal ...

Homework 6

... It is important to understand that the effects of special relativity are in no way due to the fact that light travels at a finite speed, but rather due to the fact that the speed of light is the same finite quantity in any inertial reference frame. We can always take into account the time it takes f ...

... It is important to understand that the effects of special relativity are in no way due to the fact that light travels at a finite speed, but rather due to the fact that the speed of light is the same finite quantity in any inertial reference frame. We can always take into account the time it takes f ...

Non-Inertial Frames

... We are now going to discuss accelerating frames where the non-inertial frame is rotating (relative to the inertial frames). Before we can discuss these, we must introduce some concepts and notation for handling rotation. Many rotation problems involve axes fixed in a rigid body (e.g. the rotation of ...

... We are now going to discuss accelerating frames where the non-inertial frame is rotating (relative to the inertial frames). Before we can discuss these, we must introduce some concepts and notation for handling rotation. Many rotation problems involve axes fixed in a rigid body (e.g. the rotation of ...