Symbols:Abbreviations/S

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SCF

Simple continued fraction.


SFCF

Simple finite continued fraction.


SHM

Simple harmonic motion.


SICF

Simple infinite continued fraction.


SUVAT

A category of problems in elementary applied mathematics and Newtonian physics involving a body $B$ under constant acceleration $\mathbf a$.
They consist of applications of the equations:


$(1):$ Velocity after Time

$\mathbf v = \mathbf u + \mathbf a t$


$(2):$ Distance after Time

$\mathbf s = \mathbf u t + \dfrac {\mathbf a t^2} 2$


$(3):$ Velocity after Distance

$\mathbf v \cdot \mathbf v = \mathbf u \cdot \mathbf u + 2 \mathbf a \cdot \mathbf s$


where:

$\mathbf u$ is the velocity at time $t = 0$
$\mathbf v$ is the velocity at time $t$
$\mathbf s$ is the displacement of $B$ from its initial position at time $t$
$\cdot$ denotes the scalar product.


The term SUVAT arises from the symbols used, $\mathbf s$, $\mathbf u$, $\mathbf v$, $\mathbf a$ and $t$.


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