Mechanics M1 realisation

Sep 20, 2012

When attempting to solve suvat equations be clear as from where measurements are taken. The place where initial velocity, u, is defined is s=0 & the time is t=0.

It is unusual for a suvat question to involve two particles that start from different points or times but collide at some later time.
The solution approach is to define the suvat equations separately for each particles with their own time reference. The next key step is to make the two time references the same, example would be good here.

I believe that solving questions about two objects colliding can be fairly easily solved using v_t graphs.

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