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Index

Index

Dialogues Concerning the Two New Sciences 37

dynamics 53

E

elephant 46

energy

distinguished from force 108

F

falling objects 75

Feynman 77

Feynman, Richard 77

force

analysis of forces 137

Aristotelian versus Newtonian 99

as a vector 164

attractive 131

contact 101

distinguished from energy 108

frictional 133

gravitational 132

net 102

noncontact 101

oblique 131

positive and negative signs of 101

repulsive 131

transmission of 139

forces

classification of 130

frame of reference

defined 59

inertial or noninertial 111

French Revolution 23

friction

fluid 136

kinetic 133

static 133

G

Galilei, Galileo.See Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei 37

gamma rays 18

grand jete 56

graphing 61

graphs

of position versus time 60

velocity versus time 69

H

high jump 56

A

acceleration 78

as a vector 161

constant 89

definition 84

negative 81

alchemy 17

area

operational definition 35

scaling of 37

area under a curve 87

area under a-t graph 88

under v-t graph 87

astrology 17

B

Bacon, Sir Francis 20

C

calculus

differential 70

fundamental theorem of 93

integral 93

invention by Newton 69

Leibnitz notation 70

with vectors 165

cathode rays 18

center of mass 55

motion of 55

center-of-mass motion 55

centi- (metric prefix) 23

Challenger disaster 91

circular motion 171

nonuniform 173

uniform 173

cockroaches 44

coefficient of kinetic friction 134

coefficient of static friction 134

component

defined 118

conversions of units 28

coordinate system

defined 59

Copernicus 64

D

Darwin 19

delta notation 57

derivative 70

second 93