Hi, How to show that Newton's second law for dimensional homogeneity.

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- May 4th 2011, 08:18 PMhazeleyesdimensional homogeneity
Hi, How to show that Newton's second law for dimensional homogeneity.

thanks - May 4th 2011, 09:14 PMTheEmptySet
- May 4th 2011, 11:06 PMbugatti79
- May 4th 2011, 11:14 PMbugatti79
- May 5th 2011, 01:56 AMAckbeet
- May 5th 2011, 07:33 AMhazeleyes
- May 5th 2011, 07:39 AMAckbeet
In Newton's Second Law, v is velocity, not volume. So it would have units of m/s. Usually, volume is an upper-case V (math is case-sensitive!).

- May 5th 2011, 07:43 AMhazeleyes
but why dm/dt is kg/s?

- May 5th 2011, 07:49 AMTheEmptySet
- May 5th 2011, 07:52 AMhazeleyes
Thanks so much!!

- May 5th 2011, 07:59 AMAckbeet