 2.1DQ: Does the speedometer of a car measure speed or velocity? Explain.
 2.1E: A car travels in the + xdirection on a straight and level road. Fo...
 2.2DQ: The black dots at the top of F ? ig. Q2.2 represent a series of hig...
 2.2E: In an experiment, a shearwater (a seabird) was taken from its nest,...
 2.3DQ: Can an object with constant acceleration reverse its direction of t...
 2.3E: Trip Home?. You normally drive on the freeway between San Diego and...
 2.4DQ: Under what conditions is average velocity equal to instantaneous ve...
 2.4E: From Pillar to Post. Starting from a pillar, you run 200 m east (th...
 2.5DQ: Is it possible for an object to be (a) slowing down while its accel...
 2.5E: Starting from the front door of a ranch house, you walk 60.0 m due ...
 2.6DQ: Under what conditions does the magnitude of the average velocity eq...
 2.6E: A Honda Civic travels in a straight line along a road. The car’s di...
 2.7DQ: When a Dodge Viper is at Elwood’s Car Wash, a BMW Z3 is at Elm and ...
 2.7E: CALC A car is stopped at a traffic light. It then travels along a s...
 2.8DQ: A driver in Massachusetts was sent to traffic court for speeding. T...
 2.8E: CALC A bird is flying due east. Its distance from a tall building i...
 2.9DQ: Can you have zero displacement and nonzero average velocity? Zero d...
 2.9E: A ball moves in a straight line (the xaxis). The graph in ?Fig. E2...
 2.10DQ: Can you have zero acceleration and nonzero velocity? Use a ?v?x?t?...
 2.10E: A physics professor leaves her house and walks along the sidewalk t...
 2.11DQ: Can you have zero velocity and nonzero average acceleration? Zero v...
 2.11E: A test car travels in a straight line along the x axis. The graph ...
 2.12DQ: An automobile is traveling west. Can it have a velocity toward the ...
 2.12E: Figure E2.12 shows the velocity of a solarpowered car as a functio...
 2.13DQ: The official's truck in Fig. 2.2 is at x1 = 277 m at t1 = 16.0 s an...
 2.13E: The Fastest (and Most Expensive) Car! The table shows test data for...
 2.14DQ: Under constant acceleration the average velocity of a particle is h...
 2.14E: CALC? A race car starts from rest and travels east along a straight...
 2.15DQ: You throw a baseball straight up in the air so that it rises to a m...
 2.15E: CALC? A turtle crawls along a straight line, which we will call the...
 2.16DQ: Prove these statements: (a) As long as you can ignore the effects o...
 2.16E: An astronaut has left the International Space Station to test a new...
 2.17DQ: A dripping water faucet steadily releases drops 1.0 s apart. As the...
 2.17E: CALC? A car’s velocity as a function of time is given by vx(t) = ? ...
 2.18DQ: If you know the initial position and initial velocity of a vehicle ...
 2.18E: CALC? The position of the front bumper of a test car under micropro...
 2.19DQ: From the top of a tall building, you throw one ball straight up wit...
 2.19E: An antelope moving with constant acceleration covers the distance b...
 2.20DQ: A ball is dropped from rest from the top of a building of height ?h...
 2.20E: BIO Blackout?? A jet fighter pilot wishes to accelerate from rest a...
 2.21DQ: An object is thrown straight up into the air and feels no air resis...
 2.21E: A Fast Pitch.? The fastest measured pitched baseball left the pitch...
 2.22DQ: When you drop an object from a certain height, it takes time T to r...
 2.22E: A Tennis Serve.? In the fastest measured tennis serve, the ball lef...
 2.23E: BIO Automobile Air Bags.? The human body can survive an acceleratio...
 2.24E: BIO? A pilot who accelerates at more than 4 g begins to “gray out” ...
 2.25E: BIO AirBag Injuries.? During an auto accident, the vehicle’s air b...
 2.26E: BIO Prevention of Hip Fractures.? Falls resulting in hip fractures ...
 2.27E: BIO Are We Martians?? It has been suggested, and not facetiously, t...
 2.28E: Entering the Freeway.? A car sits on an entrance ramp to a freeway,...
 2.29E: At launch a rocket ship weighs 4.5 million pounds. When it is launc...
 2.30E: A cat walks in a straight line, which we shall call the xaxis, wit...
 2.31E: The graph in ?Fig. E2.31? shows the velocity of a motorcycle police...
 2.32E: Two cars, A and B, move Figure E2.32 along the xaxis. Figure E2.32...
 2.33E: Mars Landing?. In January 2004, NASA landed exploration vehicles on...
 2.34E: At the instant the traffic light turns green. a car that has been w...
 2.35E: (a) If a flea can jump straight up to a height of 0.440 m, what is ...
 2.36E: A small rock is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 18.0 m/s f...
 2.37E: A juggler throws a bowling pin straight up with an initial speed of...
 2.38E: You throw a glob of putty straight up toward the ceiling, which is ...
 2.39E: A tennis ball on Mars, where the acceleration due to gravity is 0.3...
 2.40E: Touchdown on the Moon.? A lunar lander is making its descent to Moo...
 2.41E: A Simple ReactionTime Test.? A meter stick is held vertically abov...
 2.42E: A brick is dropped (zero initial speed) from the roof of a building...
 2.43E: Launch Failure.? A 7500kg rocket blasts off vertically from the la...
 2.44E: A hotair balloonist, rising vertically with a constant velocity of...
 2.45E: BIO? The rocketdriven sled ?Sonic Wind No. 2,? used for investigat...
 2.46E: An egg is thrown nearly vertically upward from a point near the cor...
 2.47E: A 15kg rock is dropped from rest on the earth and reaches the grou...
 2.48E: A large boulder is ejected vertically upward from a volcano with an...
 2.49E: Two stones are thrown vertically upward from the ground, one with t...
 2.50E: For constant ?ax?, use Eqs. (2.17) and (2.18) to find ?vx? and ?x? ...
 2.51E: CALC? A rocket starts from rest and moves upward from the surface o...
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parallel

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average (indicated by a bar over a symbol—e.g., v¯ is average velocity)

°C
Celsius degree

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