# 0.9 Phy1060: motion -- displacement and vectors  (Page 11/13)

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Screen output

When you open the html file in your browser, the text shown in Figure 12 should appear in your browser window.

Figure 12 . Screen output for Listing #2.
```Hello from JavaScript vecABv = 0vecABh = 30 vecBCv = 28.284271247461902vecBCh = -28.2842712474619 vecResultMag = 28.336261665087125vecResultAng = 86.5286817554714 The End```

Explanation of the code

Listing 2 begins with a copy of the getAngle method that I explained in conjunction with Listing 1 . I won't repeat that explanation here.

Define magnitudes and angles of vectors

Then Listing 2 declares and initializes four variables that represent the magnitude and angle of each of the two vectors. The variable names that end with"mag" contain magnitude values and the variable names that end with "ang" contain angle values, which are converted from degrees to radians.

Compute horizontal and vertical components

Then Listing 2 calls the Math.cos and Math.sin methods to compute the horizontal and vertical components of each vector. The variable names that endwith "h" contain horizontal component values and the variable names that end with "v" contain vertical component values.

Compute the sums of the components

The procedure for adding two or more vectors is to

• Add the horizontal components of all the vectors to get the horizontal component of the resultant vector.
• Add the vertical components of all the vectors to get the vertical component of the resultant vector.
• Compute the magnitude (if needed) of the resultant vector as the square root of the sum of the squares of the horizontal and vertical components.
• Compute the angle (if needed) of the resultant vector as the arctangent of the ratio of the vertical component and the horizontal component.

Listing 2 computes the sum of the horizontal components from each of the vectors and saves the result in the variable named vecResultH . Then it computes the sum of the vertical components and saves the result in thevariable named vecResultV .

Compute the magnitude of the resultant

In many cases, simply knowing the horizontal and vertical components is the solution to the problem. However, in some cases, it is necessary to convertthose components into a magnitude and an angle.

There are a couple of ways to compute the magnitude. One way is to use the Pythagorean theorem as described above to compute the square root of the sum of the squares of the horizontal and verticalcomponents.

The Math.sqrt and Math.pow methods

The method named Math.sqrt can be called to return the square root of its positive argument. (If the argument is negative, the method returns NaN, whichis an abbreviation for "Not a Number".)

The method named Math.pow can be called to raise the value specified by the first argument to the power specified by the second argument.

Listing 2 calls those two methods to compute the magnitude of the resultant and to save that value in the variable named vecResultMag .

Compute the angle of the resultant

Then Listing 2 calls the getAngle method that we developed earlier to get the angle of the resultant and to save the angle in degrees in the variable named vecResultAng .

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what are the products of Nano chemistry?
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
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Application of nanotechnology in medicine
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what about nanotechnology for water purification
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
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Alexandre
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Rafiq
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Damian
How we are making nano material?
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scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
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Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
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Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
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analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
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Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
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what is Nano technology ?
write examples of Nano molecule?
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The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
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nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
what king of growth are you checking .?
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What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
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Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
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what school?
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biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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