Posted by **deeva** on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 6:10am.

how much is the net force required to accelerate 1000kg of a car in 5mins/sec?

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**drwls**, Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 7:18am
If you provide the acceleration rate (a) in m/s^2 units, the force is

F = M a.

F is the force in Newtons and M is the mass in kg.

5 min/sec is not an acceleration rate. It is an incorrect time conversion factor.

5 meters/sec^2 IS an accleration rate.

These are things you should know if you are studying mechanical engineering.

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