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In physics, acceleration is the rate of change of velocity of an object over time. An object's acceleration is the net result of all forces acting upon the object. In Orbiter, acceleration is measured in meters per second squared <math>(m/s^2)</math>.
 
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Latest revision as of 04:47, 3 February 2017

Acceleration
Quantity vector
Symbol a
Dimensions [L][T]-2
Common units

m s-2

Common definitions

Change in velocity per unit time as caused by external forces.

In physics, acceleration is the rate of change of velocity of an object over time. An object's acceleration is the net result of all forces acting upon the object. In Orbiter, acceleration is measured in meters per second squared .

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