This item is an annotated homework problem relating to uniform acceleration. The author provides two strategies for determining distance traveled by an accelerating helicopter when given initial speed, rate of acceleration, and time elapsed. The problem is appropriate for non-science majors with little or no background in physics.
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%0 Electronic Source %A Maloney, David %D August 3, 2007 %T David Maloney's Physics Examples: Kinematics Example 6-Uniform Acceleration %V 2015 %N 4 March 2015 %8 August 3, 2007 %9 text/html %U http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/ex6.html
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