Some examples of natural laws include but are not limited to the Laws of Thermodynamics (such as the law that states energy can be transformed from one form to another but cannot be destroyed or spontaneously created) and Newton's Laws of Motion (such as the law that states an object in motion will stay in motion unless acted upon by another force). Natural laws are determined by fundamental physical, chemical and biological forces of nature.Continue Reading
The First Law of Thermodynamics states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, but rather can be transformed from one form to another. The amount of energy in the universe remains stagnant, and simply changes into different forms based on certain reactions and occurrences.
The Second Law of Thermodynamics refers to the law of entropy, which states that the potential energy of an object during a given state will always be less than the amount of energy the object during the initial state, as long as no energy is introduced or removed from the object.
Newton's First Law of Motion states that an object in motion remains in motion unless acted upon by another object or force.
Newton's Second Law of Motion refers to the calculation of dynamics, F=ma, which states that the force of an object (F) will be equal to the mass of the object (m) multiplied by the object's acceleration (a).
Newton's Third Law of Motion states that every action will have an equal and opposite reaction.Learn more about Science
An example of Newton's second law of motion would be if someone's car ran out of gas and they tried to push it and, because the car is much heavier, it would require more force to push than if it was a lighter object, like a bicycle. This example relates to Newton's second law of motion because this law stipulates that the heavier an object is, the more force will be required to move the object and give it acceleration.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam contains multiple choice questions on a variety of topics, including kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, and work and energy. Other topics include systems and linear momentum, circular motion and rotation, and oscillations and gravitation.Full Answer >
According to NASA, Newton's three laws of motion are: an object in motion tends to stay in motion, force equals mass times acceleration and for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Together, these three laws form the basis for classical mechanics.Full Answer >
Hooke's law, also known as the law of elasticity, states that for small deformations of an object, the size of the deformation or the displacement is directly proportional to the deforming load or force. The object returns to the original size and shape under these conditions upon the removal of the force. Deforming forces are applied on solids by bending, compressing, stretching, squeezing or twisting.Full Answer >