[tex]v^2 = \frac{mg}{k}(1 - e^{-2ky/m})[/tex](adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

As [itex]t \rightarrow \infty[/itex] and [itex]y \rightarrow \infty[/itex] we see [itex]TV = \sqrt{mg/k}[/itex]

And below my book reads: "From actual experience we know that a raindrop reaches its limiting velocity in a finite and not an infinite amount of time. This is because other factors also operate to slow the raindrop's velocity."

What are these factors?

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# Homework Help: Terminal velocity in finite time

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