Air Resistance simulation

1. Sep 12, 2011

Crack3n

Hi, im currently working on a computer simulation of free falling objects with air resistance..and im having problems computing for air resistance..can you give me the formula on how to compute it and an example please?..thank you

2. Sep 12, 2011

Hootenanny

Staff Emeritus
Usually for free fall problems one would use the Drag Equation (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drag_equation" [Broken]) to compute the drag force acting on the falling object.

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3. Sep 12, 2011