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In what condition is the acceleration of a falling parachute is zero?

  1. Jul 12, 2009 #1
    In what condition is the acceleration of a falling parachute is zero?
     
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  3. Jul 12, 2009 #2

    Doc Al

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    Re: Acceleration

    What do you think?
     
  4. Jul 12, 2009 #3
    Re: Acceleration

    I think freefall
     
  5. Jul 12, 2009 #4

    Doc Al

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    Re: Acceleration

    When a jumper's parachute opens, he or she--hopefully--quickly reaches a terminal velocity. At that point, what is the net force on the parachute and its acceleration?
     
  6. Jul 12, 2009 #5
    Re: Acceleration

    Is it after reaching terminal velocity
     
  7. Jul 12, 2009 #6
    Re: Acceleration

    Still not clear
     
  8. Jul 12, 2009 #7

    Doc Al

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    Re: Acceleration

    Is it what?
     
  9. Jul 12, 2009 #8
    Re: Acceleration

    Give me clear answer on it.
     
  10. Jul 12, 2009 #9
    Re: Acceleration

    Post #5 correct.Don't be tensed.
     
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