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A Model of a Hydroplane

A Model of a Hydroplane

This is a subsite associated with the parent site called IDEA (Internet Differential Equation Activities).  The activity on this page explores the effect of drag in modeling the motion of a hydroplane racing boat using the basic force balancing equation.  Interactive Java applet graphing utilities provide visualizations of the results. 

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