Submitted by agentcollins on August 31, 2016 - 11:01pm
A parachutist is falling with speed 176 ft/s when his parachute opens. If the air resistance is Wv2/225 lb where W is the total weight of the man and the parachute and v is in ft/s, find his speed as a function of time after the parachute opens.
If I use the suvat equations, the given resistance is the value of my what? Or I can't use the suvat equations at all?
If I use Fresultant=Fapplied-Fresistance. I can substitute the given resistance, but what would be the value or formula for getting my Fresulant and Fapplied?