Jump to content

Video Discussion: Introduction to Acceleration with Prius Brake Slamming Example Problem

Recommended Posts

Name: Introduction to Acceleration with Prius Brake Slamming Example Problem

Category: Kinematics

Date Added: 21 May 2014 - 08:52 AM

Submitter: Flipping Physics

Short Description: None Provided

This is an introduction to the concept of acceleration. There is also an example problem showing applying the brakes while driving a car in order to avoid hitting a basketball. Also included are common mistakes students make while solving a simple problem like this. It is important to see what those mistakes are because it helps students avoid them in the future.

Content Times:

0:19 The Equation for Acceleration

1:06 The Dimensions for Acceleration

2:18 Acceleration has both Magnitude and Direction

3:00 Reading the Problem

3:15 Video of the Problem

4:29 Translating the Problem to Physics

5:03 Starting to solve the Problem (with mistakes)

5:37 Explaining two mistakes

7:34 Explaining another mistake

10:00 Outtakes (including a basketball dribbling montage)

View Video

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...