Terminal Velocity

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therminal velocity

this page is all about stuff falling from above.

objects falling through fluids reach a terminal velocity

1) When a falling object first sets off, the force of gravity pulling it down is greater than the air resistance slows it down.

2) This means the object accelerates.

3) As the speed increases, the air resistance builds up.

4) This slowly reduces the acceleration.

5) Eventually the air resistance is equal to the accelerating force and then the object…


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