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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Ok so what I want to create is a simulation of how the acceleration of a person falling would change according to the person's mass and height. This would then be explored in Matlab.

Therefore, first, I am trying to find out the equations that would relate acceleration motion with mass and height of the individuals. Can anyone share their thoughts on this?

These are the assumptions we should be making (but feel free to change them):

Axes: x, y, z=0

Initially the person would be standing vertically, perpendicular to the floor

They would fall as if they were a stick, without folding (circular trajectory, until impact with the floor)

Frictionless

The feet can be clamped to the floor

The centre of mass is assumed to be at 1/2 the height of the person.

Thanks! xx

Therefore, first, I am trying to find out the equations that would relate acceleration motion with mass and height of the individuals. Can anyone share their thoughts on this?

These are the assumptions we should be making (but feel free to change them):

Axes: x, y, z=0

Initially the person would be standing vertically, perpendicular to the floor

They would fall as if they were a stick, without folding (circular trajectory, until impact with the floor)

Frictionless

The feet can be clamped to the floor

The centre of mass is assumed to be at 1/2 the height of the person.

Thanks! xx