Rectangular Coordinates

 

Position:

Velocity:

Acceleration:

 

 

Example 1

Example 2

 

In 2-D: Since velocity is tangent to the path, in two dimensional motion we have

Example 3

 


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Department of Engineering Mechanics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0526