rate of change of acceleration

rate of change of acceleration

[′rāt əv ′chānj əv ik‚sel·ə′rā·shən]
(mechanics)
Time rate of change of acceleration; this rate is a factor in the design of some items of ammunition that undergo large accelerations.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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