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  1. riveay

    Simulating Jules Verne Earth to the Moon trip?

    Has anybody attempted simulating the trip to the moon described by Jules Verne? I've done a bit of research and found this two posts: https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/showing-deadly-acceleration.909104/#post-5726115...
  2. R

    Kite trampoline / bungee launching a payload

    I've been experimenting with aggregate stability of kite networks. ... Kite like to fly in networks. And I've written this about it.. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0qQxFlXu7t-RGpqRk1ZYXNISkU For the upcoming Airborne Wind Energy book. Today though... I want to know what thickness of bungee...
  3. F

    Ballistic Coefficients vs Drag Coefficients

    So, I'm currently writing a mathematical analysis of a bullet with a muzzle velocity of 790 m/s. I have found that the standard equation for drag force... Fd = 1/2 * ρ * v2 * Cd * A does not work because the drag coefficient for a bullet (.295) does not account for supersonic speeds. What I...
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