Blog Tag Rectilinear motion

Types of Translatory Motion

Translatory Motion can be of Two types:  Rectilinear Motion  Curvilinear Motion . . .

Rectilinear Motion

If a motion of a body is along a straight line, it is said to be the rectilinear or linear motion. Example: A stone falling straight towards the surface of the earth A car moving on a straight road. A coin moving over a carom board.  . . .

Some examples supports rectilinear motion

The motion of a bullet fired from a gun (up to some distance). March past of the soldiers on a straight road. A boy or a car running on a straight road. . . .

Rotatory Motion

A body is said to be in rotatory motion. If it moves about a fixed axis Example:  The blades of a fan A spinning top A spinning wheel or a potter's wheel A merry-go-round rotation of the earth about its own axis A rotatory motion is different from a translatory motion, because in rotatory motion, different parts of the obj . . .

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