PhET - Projectile Motion

Ganapathi, Madhuri ; IIT Bombay


Outline: Definition of a projectile. Definition of a trajectory and projectile motion. Effect of gravity on Projectile motion. Horizontal and vertical motion of a projectile. Effect of change in initial speed, cannon's angle and height of the pedestal on the trajectory. Effect of air resistance on projectile motion. Change in shape of the projectile as drag coefficient changes. Variables affecting drag force. Change in mass and diameter of the projectile affects projectile motion. Effect of custom parameters on projectile motion. Pre-requisite: PhET - Introduction to PhET Simulations

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Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay

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