Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Acceleration Due to Gravity

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_84

n The acceleration of a body freely falling in a vacuum. The International Committee on Weights and Measures has adopted as a standard or accepted value, 980.665 cm/s2 or 32.174 ft/s2 (Hartland S (ed) (2004) Surface and interfacial tension. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA