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Homework Help: Terminal Velocity?

  1. Aug 20, 2007 #1
    Not a homework question as such, but I thought this was the best place to put it.

    I'm trying to work out the terminal velocity of a falling object, say myself (57kg) at 1000m, I have the equation from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminal_velocity but have no idea what the drag coefficent is or the density of air at that altitude. Does anyone know what these values are?
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 20, 2007 #2
    Here are some typical values

    http://www.ac.wwu.edu/~vawter/PhysicsNet/Topics/Dynamics/Forces/DragCoeficientValues.html [Broken]
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