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Unformatted text preview: drag parachute 3 2 = = = ρ y D g C and, ( 29 , 2 1 , , 2 V AC D mg w a m F D f y y y = = = ↓ + ∑ where, ( 29 . s m velocity , s m on accelerati direction , m area exposed (N), force drag , (N) weight 2 2 = = = = = V y a A D w y f Figure 2 – Free body diagram (FBD) diagram for this exercise. Figure 3 – Diagram of parachute exposed area with diameter dimensions shown. b) Find the time (sec) it takes for the person to accelerate to the terminal velocity after their parachute has fully opened. Hint: Recall that dt V d a =...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course EML 3035 taught by Professor Daly,j during the Spring '08 term at University of South Florida.
- Spring '08