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B If you fall down an escalator going up, do you ever stop falling?

  1. Mar 4, 2017 #1
    If you fall down an escalator going up, do you ever stop falling?
     
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  3. Mar 4, 2017 #2

    jbriggs444

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    If you fall down a long flight of stairs, can you stop before hitting bottom?
     
  4. Mar 4, 2017 #3

    anorlunda

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    :-p

     
  5. Mar 7, 2017 #4

    Khashishi

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    Normally, people fall faster than the escalator is moving up.
     
  6. Mar 7, 2017 #5

    anorlunda

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    Are you quoting from a database of escalator fall dynamics?

    Seriously, have studies been done to establish " normally " for this case?
     
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