Absorb Physics by David Fairhurst

Terminal velocity of a skydiver

Added by David Fairhurst on Feb 6, 2008

An interactive animation illustrating the terminal velocity of a skydiver. Terminal velocity is reached when the downward force of gravity is balanced by the upward force due to air resistance. Click the arrow button to reveal the forces acting on the skydiver. Click the arrow button again to reset the animation.

This resource is from the unit Friction which is part of Absorb Physics.

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