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Need an equation for artillery

  1. Jul 18, 2014 #1
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  3. Jul 18, 2014 #2

    mfb

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    Not in a general way. Air resistance can be complicated, and it makes the nice two (both coordinates) linear, independent equations for a free fall non-linear and coupled.
    A numerical simulation of the path is a common way to predict a trajectory.
     
  4. Aug 9, 2014 #3
    So how could I do it?
     
  5. Aug 9, 2014 #4

    mfb

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    Numerical simulations? There are tons of books and internet pages explaining various methods.
     
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