Using the R Position Vector to find Velocity and Acceleration (4:46)
Unit vectors and the derivative are used to determine the velocity and acceleration of an object from the object’s r position vector. The motion is identified as Uniformly Accelerated Motion. This is an AP Physics C: Mechanics topic.
0:00 The example
0:25 Determining velocity and acceleration
1:39 What type of motion is this?
2:27 Analyzing the position vector