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Website for obtaining distance travelled by a ball!

by ZedCar
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ZedCar
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May10-12, 09:46 AM
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Could anyone let me know if they're aware of a website where I can input info about a ball, such as mass, initial velocity, angle, drag, and it will provide the distance travelled by the ball?

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Whovian
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May10-12, 10:16 AM
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This seems rather complicated. Drag won't affect the trajectory much, so you can just do the calculations yourself assuming no drag. Mass also won't matter if we exclude drag.
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May12-12, 12:06 AM
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Quote Quote by Whovian View Post
Drag won't affect the trajectory much
Never seen a curve ball? Ever tried to drive a smooth golf ball?
To get a reliable answer you'll need all sorts of information about air density, humidity, surface texture, spin... Try some sports science websites.


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