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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Acceleration.
See also changes related to Acceleration, or pages that link to Acceleration or to this page or whose text contains "Acceleration".


Parent topics

  • Engineering [r]: The profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to economically use the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind. [e]
  • Physics [r]: The study of forces and energies in space and time. [e]

Subtopics

  • Mechanical engineering [r]: The branch of engineering concerned with the utilisation of the basic laws of mathematics, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and system dynamics in order to create unique solutions to physical problems. [e]
  • Civil engineering [r]: A broad field of engineering dealing with the design, construction, and maintenance of fixed structures, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and water supply and sewage systems. [e]
  • Mechanics [r]: In physics, all theories explaining the behaviour of matter. [e]

Other related topics

  • Acceleration due to gravity [r]: The acceleration of a ponderable object, which is near the surface of the Earth, due to the Earth's gravitational force. [e]
  • Classical mechanics [r]: The science of mechanics, which is concerned with the set of physical laws governing and mathematically describing the motions of bodies and aggregates of bodies geometrically distributed within a certain boundary under the action of a system of forces. [e]
  • Force [r]: Vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application. [e]
  • Gravitation [r]: The tendency of objects with mass to accelerate toward each other. [e]
  • Kilogram-force [r]: A unit of force which will accelerate 1 kilogram of mass to 9.80665 m/s2, the standard average acceleration due to gravity on Earth's surface (referred to as gn). [e]
  • Mass [r]: The total amount of a substance, or alternatively, the total energy of a substance. [e]
  • Momentum [r]: mass of a particle times its velocity (a vector). [e]
  • Pound-force [r]: A measurement unit of force which will accelerate 1 pound of mass to 9.80665 m/s2 (≈ 32.17405 ft/s2), the standard average acceleration due to gravity on Earth's surface (referred to as gn). [e]
  • Weight [r]: The force with which a body is attracted to Earth or another celestial body, equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration of gravity. [e]