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Ghost Post
Icarian Member

 Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2000 3:42 pm    Post subject: 1 This is theoritcal a very acceptable solution, especially when considered only one aspect of phisycs is to be illustrated. BUT: Is it possible for the monkey and the dart-bullet to experience the same force of gravity in air - doesn't the downforce of 9,8m/s2 apply to all bodies only in a vacuum? I would like anybody to inform me more on this one!
ZenBeam
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2000 5:25 pm    Post subject: 2 The downward acceleration due to gravity applies equally to the monkey and the dart. The air resistance will affect them differently as they fall, however. ------------------ It is so clear, and so it is hard to see.
Borodog
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2000 8:39 pm    Post subject: 3 What is the drag coefficient on a monkey, anyway? ------------------ Insert humorous sig here.
Alfie
Bovine Member

 Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2000 10:37 pm    Post subject: 4 Do you really want to know?!?!?
Borodog
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2000 3:48 pm    Post subject: 5 Well, if I ever need to know, I'll feel silly that I didn't find out when I had the chance, now wouldn't I? ------------------ Insert humorous sig here.
IrishJoe
in a hot mug

 Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2000 6:26 am    Post subject: 6 A scary thought, the coefficient of a monkey in drag ... Try gathering some data on the monkey and putting it into the calculator at http://www.processassociates.com/process/dimen/dn_dra.htm which will return a drag coefficient estimate.
ZenBeam
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2000 1:15 pm    Post subject: 7 I got Cd EQUALS 0.0466555407 but I really only have a single digit of precision, so Cd = 0.05 ------------------ It is so clear, and so it is hard to see.
Borodog
Daedalian Member

 Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2000 5:54 pm    Post subject: 8 Wow. I'm going to laminate this an put it in my wallet. Drag coefficient of a monkey ~ 0.05. God bless the internet. ------------------ Insert humorous sig here.
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