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where are you skydiving for a start?
assuming it is Earth and assuming that acceleration due to gravity is constant (9.8) then you use v^2=u^2+2as
problema solved by @maths, dd you understand it saurav? ^_^
yes, it is very important to know if it is earth or other planet, because the acceleration due to gravity is different in different places in the universe
that's true :)
yeah thanks ... I would also need to convert my distance in meters first! It will be scary fast though!!
LOL! good luck :)
well, the formula wont help
you forgot resistance from air
which keeps increasing as your velocity is increasing
some relief to hear that!
so, you got to use some extra formulas, and you got to know your surface area, and the friction index of your clothing material in relation to air
calculus wont hurt for exact calculations
well as the question does not explicitly say which model for air resistance is being used, i think it is logical to disregard air resistance unless you are a university level physicist
anyway, have fun, my friend did it a year back, while he was in Africa :) He sayed he almosed shi**d his pants.
But after landing, he was really happy.
Can I not calculate some negative acceleration due to resistance? But how would I do that?
I also want to do skydiving, but now i am busy with some piloting stuf
it would simply decrease your overall accelaration up to a point (terminal velocity) when your velocity is constant
cool @BecomeMyFan=D !
Speed at 1500 feet will depend on your parachute. It better be open at 1500 feet!!! lol
Hopefully slow enough to survive !!
Truthfully with the parachute, you couldn't ignore air resistance. I think you would have to do this in two parts, first ignore the air resistance for the period the chute is not opened, then a new acelleration formula would be needed when chute is opened. There is a big change in acceleration when that chute pops.