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Homework Help: Skydiver problem + drag

  1. Sep 21, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    (P64 Prob2.4)
    I need to find the equations of motion for a skydiver

    rho = 1.293 kg/m^3
    aircraft going 36 m/s horizontally
    9.81m/s^2 accel of gravity
    altitude 3000 m
    surface area of skydiver 0.75 m^2

    2. Relevant equations
    Drag = 1/2 p v^2 C_dA
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  3. Sep 25, 2008 #2
    No one has an idea of how to answer this one?
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