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Landspeed volume weight Buoyancy

  1. Jul 26, 2015 #1
    Finding the landspeed a object needs correlating with its area and weight in volume that a object needs to stay above water looking for the equation and plug in methods
     
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  3. Jul 26, 2015 #2

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    Please post an intelligible question.
     
  4. Jul 26, 2015 #3
    I want to know how fast a vehicle needs to travel in order for it to stay above water.. I seen dirt bikes do it
     
  5. Jul 26, 2015 #4

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    That's an extremely difficult question to answer.
     
  6. Jul 27, 2015 #5

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    It depends on many details of the vehicle - not just its size and the parts that hit the water, but also how it moves (e.g. wheels, legs, something else).
    For humans, this study is interesting. It doesn't work on Earth, but it should work on Moon.
     
  7. Jul 27, 2015 #6

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    There are a huge number of variable involved here. The most important one is the shape of the hull. Even given that, there are problems with the "roughness" of the hull. This is an extremely difficult, complicated problem.
     
  8. Jul 27, 2015 #7

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    Not for long! o0)
     
  9. Aug 3, 2015 #8

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  10. Aug 3, 2015 #9

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    They see me driving - They hatin'.

    Well, the bike had fins added to create more lift.
    The first wave riding scene looks quite dangerous for all the others in the water.
     
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