Absorb Physics by David Fairhurst

Graph of terminal velocity during a parachute jump

Added by David Fairhurst on Feb 6, 2008

A graph showing the vertical velocity of a skydiver who does not open her parachute immediately after jumping out of the aeroplane. Each stage of the parachute jump is labelled on the graph; areas of constant speed highlight when terminal velocity is reached.

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

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