# Questions tagged [projectile-motion]

This tag is for questions regarding to "projectile motion", the motion of an object thrown or projected into the air, subject to only the acceleration of gravity.

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### How can I achieve S curve profile

I want to plan robot's motion according to S curve profile.I am following the bellow mention article,which contain basics related to S curve motion profiles in robotic platforms. https://www.pmdcorp....
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### what is the math for gravity causing different kinds of orbit ( ellipse, parabola ,straight line ) for an object in different cases?

case-1: the motion or you can say the orbit of a projectile is parabolic because gravity acts on it. case-2: the motion or the orbit of an object ...
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### Angle of Inclination if Range is at Maximum

If the horizontal range of a projectile launched, without air resistance is given by: $$R = \frac{v_0\cos\theta}{g}\left(v_0\sin\theta +\sqrt{v_{0}^{2}\sin^{2}\theta + 2S_0g}\right)$$ where $S_0$ is ...
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### Year 12 Maths - Projectile Motion - My answer is different from the solution - Please help me find out what went wrong! High School Math

I am racking my brain trying to figure out why my answer for part ii) of this question is so different from the solution. Attached are the question (both parts i and ii), my working out for both parts ...
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### Year 12 Maths Mechanics - Projectile motion = range of angle - I got the full working out but I don't know how to conclude the final answer

I did the full working out for the following question (images attached below) but I don't know how to explain that the final answer is angles between the two angles 79.3 and 43.7 I've found. (The ...
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### How do you integrate this equation dvx/dt = -kv (Cd vx + CL vy) in order to find distance?

Equation CD is coefficient of drag CL is coefficient of lift Integrating should give v=dx/dt Integrating again should give x But i dont know the steps to do it
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### Complex SUVAT help?

Two objects are dropped from the top of a cliff height $H.$ The second is dropped when the first has travelled a distance $D.$ Prove that the instant when the first object has reached bottom, the ...
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### How to solve Linear motion problem

At point K a particle which is at rest starts motion when $t=0$ it moves with a uniform acceleration $f_1$ for a period of $t_1$. Then it decelerates by $f_2$ for a period of $t_2$. Then it ...
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### A Projectile Motion Problem

I need more help, but this time it if for a problem involving projectile motion. The question is " A shot leaves the thrower’s hand 6.5 ft above the ground at a 45° angle at 44 ft / sec. Where is it ...
A $0.1$ kg nut is thrown by a squirrel off of the top of a $10$ m tall tree. It is thrown with an initial upward velocity of $4$ m/s and an initial horizontal velocity of $3$ m/s. a) How long till ...
Question: A projectile motion passes $(16i+7.1j)$, $(0i+0j)$ and $(32i+4.4j)$. Determine the initial speed and velocity. (At the origin) My attempt: I converted the $i$ and $j$ in $x$ and $y$ to ...