Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Acceleration

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_83

\ik-se-lә-rā-shәn, ()ak-\ n (1531) The time rate of change of velocity in either speed or direction. Cgs unit – 1 cm per second per second. Dimensions, [l t−2]. See  Angular Acceleration.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA