Jerk and Hyperjerk in a Rotating Frame of Reference

Jerk and Hyperjerk in a Rotating Frame of Reference

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Author(s): Amelia Carolina Sparavigna

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.655 387 1199 29-33 Volume 4 - Mar 2015


Jerk is the derivative of acceleration with respect to time and then it is the third order derivative of the position vector. Hyperjerks are the n-th order derivatives with n>3. This paper describes the relations, for jerks and hyperjerks, between the quantities measured in an inertial frame of reference and those observed in a rotating frame. These relations can be interesting for teaching purposes.


Rotating frames, Physics education research


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