If a car required 18 seconds to stop to zero speed while it was moving at 50 Km/h, how can we calculate the acceleration or deceleration of car during crash
Re: acceleration of car is required to be calculated
Originally Posted by moonnightingale
If a car required 18 seconds to stop to zero speed while it was moving at 50 Km/h, how can we calculate the acceleration or deceleration of car during crash
$\displaystyle a = \dfrac{v-u}{t}$
You know v, u and t. It is perfectly acceptable for a to be negative.