How to calculate vertical velocity

1. Jan 4, 2004

mort

I need to calculate vertical velocity for a perjectile

2. Jan 4, 2004

HallsofIvy

Staff Emeritus
Assuming no air resistance, acceleration vertially is -g (-9.8 m/s2 in metric, -32.2 ft/s2 in English) so that after t seconds, the velocity is -gt+ v0 (v0 is the velocity at 0 seconds).

3. Jan 4, 2004

mort

oops

Last edited: Jan 4, 2004