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Language:enStatus: Standard
Term: acceleration
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Symbol: a
Definition: vector quantity a = dv/dt, where v is velocity and t is time

NOTE 1 The acceleration is related to a point described by its position vector. The point may localize a particle, or be attached to any other object such as a body or a wave.

NOTE 2 The acceleration depends on the chosen reference frame.

NOTE 3 The coherent SI unit of acceleration is metre per second squared, m/s2.


Publication date:2011-04
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Internal notes:2014-07-07: <!--><i>&alpha;</i> corrected to <b><i>a</i></b>. JGO

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