Engineering >> Mechanical Engineering

Sizing of a Parachute

by Jessi Searing


Submitted : Fall 2010

The objective of the project is to determine the terminal velocity of a skydiver who’s mass is 70 kg, free falling from a height of 2000 m, how long it will take the skydiver to reach the ground, and how long it will take for the sky diver to reach terminal velocity. 



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Advisors :
Thomas Bieske, Mathematics and Statistics
Scott Campbell, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Suggested By :
Scott Campbell