What is 'acceleration' 🧑‍🔧

After a few coworkers requested my assistance on the matter, I decided to write about "What is 'acceleration'". If you're still with doubts, bear with me…

I will start with a more simple explanation:

1a : the act or process of moving faster or happening more quickly : the act or process of accelerating rapid acceleration the acceleration of economic growth. b : ability to accelerate a car with good acceleration. 2 physics : the rate of change of velocity with respect to time broadly : change of velocity.

A quick answer is…

The rate of change of velocity with respect to time.

Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity.

At any point on a trajectory, the magnitude of the acceleration is given by the rate of change of velocity in both magnitude and direction at that point.

According to wikipedia…

Wikipedia has defined “acceleration” the following way:

In mechanics, acceleration is the rate of change of the velocity of an object.

Do you know what makes people curious? Here are a few questions and answers:


What is the unit of acceleration in physics...

Units. Acceleration has the dimensions of velocity (L/T) divided by time, i.e. L T −2. The SI unit of acceleration is the metre per second squared (m s −2); or "metre per second per second", as the velocity in metres per second changes by the acceleration value, every second. Other forms

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