# An application of free fall (DE) model to industry

• jose medina pedraza
In summary, the model of free fall can be applied in various industries by using Newton's second law and the law of gravitation. One example is the use of a drop hammer in manufacturing. Additionally, other applications include elevators, parachutes, mechanical clocks, and balance trams, all of which involve Newton's laws of motion and the gravitational force.
jose medina pedraza
Could someone tell me an application of the model of free fall to industry or more generally by using Newton's second law and the law of gravitation, construct a model similar to the free fall one, that has an application in industry

Google Images ' drop hammer '

Thank you so much

Hi again, maybe this application is too simple. Is there any other application in which Newton's laws of motion and the gravitational force are involved? For example, my teacher told me that one application could be elevators, but I need another one.

jose medina pedraza said:
...one application could be elevators...
I wouldn't want to be in a freely falling elevator!
However, if your teacher considers an elevator a valid example, then a parachute is equally valid.

jose medina pedraza said:
Is there any other application in which Newton's laws of motion and the gravitational force are involved?
Pretty much everything.

Nidum
Instead of the elevator consider either mechanical clocks driven by falling weights or balance trams . Both are easy to understand the working of but have some interesting physics to explore as well .

## 1. What is the "DE" model in application of free fall?

The "DE" model stands for differential equation model, which is a mathematical model used to describe the motion of objects in free fall under the influence of gravity.

## 2. How is the "DE" model applied to industry?

The "DE" model can be applied to industry by using it to study and predict the motion of objects in free fall, which is important in various industries such as construction, transportation, and manufacturing.

## 3. What are the benefits of using the "DE" model in industry?

The "DE" model allows for accurate prediction of the motion of objects in free fall, which can help in designing and optimizing processes and systems in different industries. It also helps to identify potential hazards and improve safety measures.

## 4. Are there any limitations to the "DE" model in industry?

The "DE" model assumes a perfect vacuum and neglects air resistance, which may not accurately reflect real-world conditions. Additionally, it may not account for other factors that may affect the motion of objects in free fall in certain industries.

## 5. Can the "DE" model be used in other applications besides industry?

Yes, the "DE" model can also be applied to other fields such as physics, engineering, and even sports to study the motion of objects in free fall and make predictions based on the initial conditions and external forces acting on the object.

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