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Bullet Train Newtons Laws

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MYP Physics – Newton’s Laws – One World Essay

Phoebe Ho 10.4

7th November 2008

A speeding bullet train, also known as The Shinkansen has a tremendous force, moving at the speed of 262 km/h. Newtons 2nd Law (The Law Of Motion) is often stated as “F=ma: the net force on an object is equal to the mass of the object multiplied by its acceleration.” The bullet train applies to Newton’s 2nd Law, this is because the bullet train has a tremendous force, in order for this great force it’s mass would be small.  Therefore the reason it accelerates so fast is because of such a big force and smaller mass compared to other trains.

Mr. Hideo Shima first built the bullet train in Japan. He was born in the year 1901 and died in Tokyo when he was 96 years old.

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There has never been a death caused on the bullet train since it’s first year in 1964. The bullet train is the most punctual train ever in the world arriving at perfect time in the right destination. These three factors has affected on human culture and society in both positive ways. It affects the economy because it saves time and it is a incredibly efficient public transport that runs in all the major cities around Japan for example: Tokyo, Osaka, Hakata, Omiya, Niigata, Takasaki, Hachinohe and much more. There are also future lines in Hokkaido and Airport Narita. With so many stops and stations, people will be able to catch these trains in convenient places. The Japanese bullet train has become a major tourist attraction in Japan, people from

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In Conclusion, the bullet train is an amazing invention but it has its negative factors. In my opinion the train is a good thing and has affected the society in a good way. This invention has lead today’s technology to become more and more advanced.

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