Basic Physics Calculations
All calculations are performed in SI Units

CONVERSION TO SI UNITS

Length

Speed

Time

Classical Mechanics Equations

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EQUATIONS OF MOTION

Vf = Vo + a∙t

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Sf = So + Vo t + 1/2∙at2

Vf2 = Vo2 + 2a(S - So)

EQUATIONS OF ROTATION

ωf = ωo + α∙t

θf = θo + ωo t + 1/2∙αt2

ωf2 = ωo2 + 2α(θ - θo)

FORCE LAWS

NEWTON'S 2nd Law

Σ F = m a

KINETIC FRICTION

Σ F = μk m a

STATIC FRICTION

Σ F = μs m a

MOMENTUM

Ρ = m v

ENERGY

Potential

∆ Ugrav = m∙g∙∆h

Kinetic

K = 1/2 ∙m v

Kinetic

K = Ρ2÷ (2 m)

CENTRIPETAL COMPONENTS

ac = v2÷ r

Uniform Circular Motion
Speed is Constant
Acceleration points to center of circle

ac = ω2 r

Uniform Circular Motion
Speed is Constant
Acceleration points to center of circle

Electricity & Magnetism Equations

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