Frames of reference

United States, 1960

Film
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Episode of Series “PSSC physics”.
Demonstrates the changes in observed motion of a freely falling body viewed from differently moving frames of reference. Donald Ivey and Patterson Hume discuss relative motion, accelerated and inertial frames of reference, and show the inadequacy of Newtonian physics, calling for calculation of fictitious forces to describe relative motions.

Credits

production company

Educational Services Incorporated Film Division

co-producer

Kevin Smith

Stephen White

Duration

00:26:38:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

Appears in

PSSC physics

Group of items

PSSC physics

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

320638

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion study

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Force and energy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Inertia (Mechanics)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Relativity (Physics)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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