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Visualizing Jerk: Change of Acceleration
"Jerk" in physics is the third derivative of position. It is somewhat difficult to visualize intuitively, so this Demonstration shows it with a simple graph. This is the "constant jerk" case where acceleration is increasing at a constant rate.
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Daniel Johnson
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Visualizing Jerk: Change of Acceleration
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/VisualizingJerkChangeOfAcceleration/
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