CHAPTER 3 - 23

# CHAPTER 3 - 23 - 78. =v v,where RT R T v v tan =v/v,orv...

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78.The velocity of the rain with respect to the train is  v RT  =  v R  –  v T   , where  v R  is the velocity of the rain with respect to the ground  and  v T   is the velocity of the train with respect to the ground.   From the diagram we have tan  θ  =  v T / v R   ,    or          v R  =  v T /tan  θ . 79. If  v PW  is the velocity of the airplane with respect to the wind,  v PG  the velocity of the airplane with respect to the ground, and  v WG  the velocity of the wind with respect to the ground, then  v PG   v PW  +  v WG   , as shown in the diagram.  Because the plane has covered 180 km in 1.00 hour,  v PG  = 180 km/h. We use the diagram to write the component equations: v WGE  =  v PGE  =  v PG  sin 45 °  = (180 km/h) sin 45 °  = 127 km/h; v WGN   v PGN  –  v PWN  =  –  v PG  cos 45 °  –  v PW   = – (180 km/h) cos 45 °  – (– 240 km/h) = 113 km/h.

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