Dynamics_Part7 - mi the escape velocity is v o = ± 2 w 32...

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Therefore, the velocity goes to zero as r →∞ provided v o = 0 2 gR This velocity is called the “escape velocity.” (c) For R = 3960
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Unformatted text preview: mi, the escape velocity is v o = ± 2 w 32 . 174 ft sec 2 W (3960 mi) w 5280 ft mi W = 36680 ft sec...
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2010 for the course AME 301 taught by Professor Shiflett during the Spring '06 term at USC.

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