I am working on a project of my own and need a little help. I am writing a program in Visual Basic that involves some precise calculations of Acceleration. I have looked over quite a bit of information and examples on the web and I am more confused now than when I started. I am sure you all have been here at one point or another.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Basically I need to

1: Find the Time it takes to accelerate at a specified rate to a specified velocity from specified velocity.

2: Find the distance it takes to accelerate at a specified rate from a specified velocity to specified velocity

Below is what I have been playing around with in VB. I think I have confused my self.

'in inches per second/second

Dim MaxAcceleration As Double = 200

'in seconds

Dim MaxAcceltime As Double

'in inches

Dim MaxAcceldistance As Double

'inches per second/second

Dim MaxVelocity As Double = 6000

Dim SetVelocity As Double = 20

Dim IntVelocity As Double = 0

Dim AverageVelocity As Double

' The time it takes to go from 0 to Max Velocity in seconds

'Max Acceleration time

MaxAcceltime = ((MaxVelocity - IntVelocity) / MaxAcceleration)

' I get 30.0

' The Average Velocity

AverageVelocity = ((IntVelocity + MaxVelocity) / 2)

'I get 3000.0

'The distance required to go from 0 to Max Velocity

'MaxAccel Distance in inches

MaxAcceldistance = (AverageVelocity * MaxAcceltime)

' I get 90000.0

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