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Dynamics definition

Base definition of dynamics

Scalar A physical quantity with an appropriate unit
Vector A physical quantity with both an appropriate unit and direction
Frame of reference A coordinate system used to measure the properties of a physical entity
Kinematics The study of motion in terms of position, velocity and acceleration
Acceleration The rate of change of velocity over time
Dynamics The branch of physic that studies what causes the motion of a system, especially those causes which originate outside the system (external forces)
Inertia The property of matter that keeps an object in the same position, or keeps it moving at a constant velocity and direction
Force The causes of every change in the velocity of an object
Created by: mvillanova