As nouns the difference between acceleration and accelerometry
is that acceleration
is acceleration while accelerometry
is the measurement of acceleration.
(uncountable) The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as opposed to retardation or deceleration.
(countable) The amount by which a speed or velocity increases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
- a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity
- The boosters produce an acceleration of 20 metres per second per second.
(physics) The change of velocity with respect to time (can include deceleration or changing direction).
The advancement of students at a rate that places them ahead of where they would be in the regular school curriculum.
- A period of social improvement, or of intellectual advancement, contains within itself a principle of acceleration
Acceleration in SI units is measured in metres per second per second (m/s2), or in imperial units in feet per second per second (ft/s2).
* deceleration, retardation
The measurement of acceleration.