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Friction that occurs when an object rolls over a surface
friction caused by moving two flat surfaces against each other
a type of friction that occurs when a solid object moves through a gas or liquid
British scientist who defined the laws of motion and discovered gravity
a fictitious force that tends to throw an object off when the object is rotating in a non-inertial frame of reference
a force exerted by any segment of a rope or string on an adjoining segment is _______.
A force that pushes on or squeezes a material.
a perpendicular contact force exerted by a surface on another object is a(n) _______.
Newton's second law
Acceleration is produced when a force acts on a mass, the greater the mass, the more force is required to accelerate the object.
Newton's first law
An object at rest remain and an object in motion remains in motion UNLESS it experiences an unbalanced force. Also called the Law of Inertia.
a combination of push (compression) and pull (tension) forces that results in a temporary curving change in the shape of some structures
When one object is sliding across another
Act of twisting
Fluid friction acting on an object moving through the air.
(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe
(physics) a rate of change of velocity
Equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions
force acting on an object that causes a change
_______ is the property of an object that leads it to resist any change in motion
Two forces that have equal strengths but opposite directions are called _______.
Binds atoms into nucleus
Laws proposed by Isaac Newton that explain how force and motion work.
A force directed towards the center of a circle that causes an object to follow a circular path
The force exerted by a material when it is stretched or compressed