HW2 #3

# HW2 #3 - %Find time through d=rt, t=d/r t = lb / vb %time...

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Sheet1 Page 1 %Engineering 6, Spring 2004, Problem 2.3 %Ryan Uy, 2509 %Section B05, Tues. 3-4 %Given values: barge length (lb) = 56 feet, barge height (bh) = 4 feet, barge speed (vb) = 7.7 knots %Given values: nautical mile = 6076 feet, gravity (g) = 32.2 feet per second squared lb = 56 bh = 4 vb = 7.7 g = 32.2 %Convert knots to feet per second vb = vb * 6076 / 60 / 60
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Unformatted text preview: %Find time through d=rt, t=d/r t = lb / vb %time for barge to pass = time for orange to drop %free fall distance = intial velocity * time + (1/2) * g * t^2, intial velocity = 0 d = (1/2) * g * t^2 %adjust height for barge's height over water level d = d + bh %print statement fprintf('The height of the railing from the water is %.0f feet', d)...
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## This note was uploaded on 01/22/2011 for the course ENG 006 taught by Professor Lagerstrom during the Spring '06 term at UC Davis.

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