Enter the initial velocity, final velocity, and total time passed into the calculator to determine the total deceleration.
The following equation can be used to calculate the deceleration of an object.
D = vf – vi / t
- D is the deceleration (m/s^2)
- vf is the final velocity (m/s)
- vi is the initial velocity (m/s)
- t is the total time
Deceleration is defined as the rate of change of the reduction of speed of a moving object.
How to calculate deceleration?
- First, determine the final velocity.
Measure the final velocity of the slowing object.
- Next, determine the initial velocity.
Measure the initial velocity.
- Next, determine the total time.
Measure the total time the object is slowing.
- Finally, calculate the deceleration.
Calculate the deceleration using the equation above.
Deceleration is the rate at which an object is losing speed. In other words, it’s the same as acceleration but it involves objects slowing down and not speeding up.
Deceleration is calculate by the formula above using the inital and final velocities along with the time.