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Analysis of the output

You should be able to tell that your curve begins at a height of 6 feet and increases on a point-by-point basis out to about 3 seconds. The maximumvalue should occur around 3 seconds and the plot should go to zero between 6.25 seconds and 6.5 seconds.

Not a trip to outer space

As you are probably aware, shooting an arrow upward does not cause the arrow to go into outer space, unless the arrow is self-propelled and manages to reach avelocity commonly known as the "escape velocity."

Instead, for any practical value of initial velocity (neglecting air resistance), gravitationalattraction will eventually cause the arrow to slow down, reverse course, and fall back to earth with continually increasing velocity until it strikes theearth and stops. That is the message conveyed by the plot on your graph board.

The maximum height

At about 3 seconds and a height of about 161 feet, the kinetic energy provided by the initial velocity will have been dissipated by the gravitationalattraction of the earth. At that point, the arrow won't go any higher. Instead, it will start falling back toward the earth. Somewhere around 6.25 seconds, itwill strike the earth.

The shape of the curve

The shape of this curve is controlled by only two factors: the initial velocity of the arrow and the gravitational attraction of the earth. The archerhas some degree of control over the initial velocity, but has no control over the gravitational attraction of the earth.

In theory, in the absence of an atmosphere, if the arrow is shot straight up, the arrow should land in the same place from which it was shot. In practice in the real world, wind and other factors wouldprobably prevent that from happening.

Variable velocity

We learned in an earlier module that if velocity is uniform, the displacement should be the same during each successive equal interval oftime. However, we can see from Figure 4 that is not true in this case. For example, Figure 5 shows the displacement versus time for the first five time intervals and we can see that it is anything but uniform.

Figure 5 . Displacement versus time for first five time intervals.
Interval Displacement 1 242 22 3 204 17.9 5 15.9

Successively decreasing or increasing displacement

Referring back to Figure 4 (along with Figure 5 ), we see that the displacement during the first 0.25 second time interval was 24 feet, but the displacementbetween 2.75 seconds and 3.0 seconds was only 1.9 feet, Furthermore, the displacement was -0.2 feet during the interval between 3 seconds and 3.25 second indicating that the arrow had begun falling back to the earth.

From that point until contact with the ground, the displacement increased during each 0.25 second interval.

In this case, the velocity clearly wasn't uniform. Instead it was variable.

Measuring variable velocity in the real world

Measuring variable velocity in the real world can be difficult. What you need to do is to measure the displacement of an object in as short a time interval aspossible and then divide the displacement by the value of the time interval. If you can do this at enough points in time, you can construct curves thatrepresent the variable velocity to which the object is being subjected.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
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Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
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da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
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Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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