# initial velocity

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## initial velocity

[i′nish·əl və′läs·əd·ē]
(physics)
The velocity of anything at the beginning of a specific phase of its motion.
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In a simplified model, we can assume that the optimal trajectory is that trajectory for which at the given throwing angle, the initial velocity is minimal.
Therefore, comparing to Figure 7(a), the deployment of 1st and 3rd tether take more time since the smaller initial velocity obtained from the separation, which is shown in Figure 8(a).
Initial velocity for the jumps also showed no treatment effect (1.
u = initial velocity in a specific direction (x, horizontal and y, vertical)
The initial velocity of the reaction is the best indicator of the effect of an experimental variable.
Firing trajectories and parameters are calculated: target range 4800 m, aiming attitude 803 thousandths, initial velocity 256 m/s, ending velocity 215 m/s, trajectory height 2069 m, flight time 41 s, falling angle 64[degrees].
0] as the platform displacement and b1 as the initial velocity are defined as below in three states of the step response: under damped (u), over damped (o) and critically damped (c):
The jet is subjected to an initial velocity of 27 m/seconds and the turbulent intensity at the orifice exit was of the order of 0.
The flow of exhalation depends on the breathing mode (nose or mouth, which determines the initial velocity and direction of the expiration flow), respiration flow rate (which depends on the activity level, body weight, sex and individual differences), nose and mouth shape (different from person to person), body and head posture, etc.
However, selection of the initial velocity and percent reduction are purely arbitrary and designs using this method are much more an art than science.
EQUATIONS * Kinetic Energy of Pumpkin = 1/2 x Pumpkin Mass x Initial Velocity (Joules) (kilograms) (meters/second) Potential Energy of Counterweight = Counterweight Mass x Acceleration (Joules) (kg) Due to Gravity (9.

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