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Distance it takes for terminal velocity

  • Thread starter PhyStan7
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Hi, i just wondered if it is possible by calculation to determine how far in a viscous liquid it would take for an object (sphere, ball bearing) to reach terminal velocity. I have to design an experiment to investigate Stokes law. Could i use suvat equations as it is constant acceleration?

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LowlyPion
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Unfortunately it is not constant acceleration.

Here is an interesting lecture on drag that you might benefit from:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lvNofoUYwI
 

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