Definition of Second law of motion

1. Noun. The rate of change of momentum is proportional to the imposed force and goes in the direction of the force.




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Literary usage of Second law of motion

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1. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"Establishment of the Second Law of Motion.— Curvilinear Motions. ... The Second Law of Motion consists of this assertion in a general form;—namely, ..."

2. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1859)
"Establishment of the Second Law of Motion.—Curvilinear Motions. ... The Second Law of Motion consists of this assertion in a general form;—namely, ..."

3. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1858)
"Establishment of the Second Law of Motion.—Curvilinear Motions. ... The Second Law of Motion consists of this assertion in a general form;—namely, ..."

4. The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, Founded Upon Their History by William Whewell (1847)
"The Second Law of Motion.—When a body, instead of falling downwards from rest, is thrown in any direction, it describes a curve line, till its motion is ..."

5. An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics by Forest Ray Moulton (1914)
"Remarks on the Second Law of Motion. In the second law the statement that the rate of change of motion is proportional to the force impressed, ..."

6. An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics by Forest Ray Moulton (1914)
"Remarks on the Second Law of Motion. In the second law the statement that the rate of change of motion is proportional to the force impressed, ..."

7. History of the Inductive Sciences, from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1847)
"Generalization of the Second Law of Motion.—Central Forces. THE Second Law of Motion being proved for Constant Forces which act in parallel lines, ..."

8. The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences: Founded Upon Their History by William Whewell (1847)
"The Second Law of Motion.—When a body, instead of falling downwards from rest, is thrown in any direction, it describes a curve line, till its motion is ..."

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