Learning Exercise

Projectile Motion Web Assignment No. 5

Web assignment on projectile motion using an embedded applet by Gary Richert. Assignment illustrates the effects of air resistance on ballistic motion. Links to helpful resources included.
Course: First semester, introductory physics.
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Java applet plots the trajectory of an object undergoing projectile motion. Many parameters user-defined. Includes... see more

Exercise

See
http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~walkup/demonstrations/WebAssignments/ProjectileMotion005.htm

Requirements

A basic understanding of velocity and acceleration.

Topics

Projectile motion, ballistic motion, velocity, acceleration, constant acceleration, gravity, freely falling body, air resistance.

Learning Objectives

To understand the effect of air resistance on projectile motion.