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Quick question about derivatives involving Newton's dot notation and the chain rule:
I was just wondering if, say you have a velocity function in terms of t, would that be considered xdot?
So for example, if they give x=2t and that's in terms of velocity, it's xdot? And then the derivative of that for acceleration would be xdouble dot?
Furthermore, say you have a velocity position function y=x^2. Would the chain rule for that be y = 2x*(xdot)?
If you're confused by when I say xdot, I'm talking about this:
http://web.mst.edu/~reflori/be150/Dyn%20Lecture%20Videos/Particle%20Kinem%20xy%20Coords%201.pdf
 2 years ago
Quick question about derivatives involving Newton's dot notation and the chain rule: I was just wondering if, say you have a velocity function in terms of t, would that be considered xdot? So for example, if they give x=2t and that's in terms of velocity, it's xdot? And then the derivative of that for acceleration would be xdouble dot? Furthermore, say you have a velocity position function y=x^2. Would the chain rule for that be y = 2x*(xdot)? If you're confused by when I say xdot, I'm talking about this: http://web.mst.edu/~reflori/be150/Dyn%20Lecture%20Videos/Particle%20Kinem%20xy%20Coords%201.pdf

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