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Homework Help: Rocket Launch HELP

  1. Oct 5, 2004 #1
    how to you find max velocity....average thrust..energy stored in engine...and time to max height..... We did a real rocket launch, and i onli got the following information: 3.48s for rocket to reach max height..according to timer, distance from launch pad..99m, angle 33 degree.

    I need hints and equations =)
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2004
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  3. Oct 5, 2004 #2


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    If you had recorded the descent time you would be able to determine the height. Unless you know the details of thrust (which you don't because you're asked to find it!) including burn time you won't be able to infer very much about the maximum height or maximum speed.
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