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Modelling Assumptions in Mechanics

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An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple problem of the projectile.

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Model Solutions

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How do these modelling assumption affect the solutions?

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Cannon Balls

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How high will a ball taking a million seconds to fall travel?

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Whoosh

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A ball whooshes down a slide and hits another ball which flies off the slide horizontally as a projectile. How far does it go?

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Dam Busters 1

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At what positions and speeds can the bomb be dropped to destroy the dam?

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Escape from Planet Earth

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How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would never land?

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Dam Busters 2

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Can you work out which of the equations models a bouncing bomb? Will you be able to hit the target?

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Angle of Shot

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At what angle should you release the shot to break Olympic records?

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10 Olympic Starters

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10 intriguing starters related to the mechanics of sport.