This calculator calculates how fast you're moving after falling a certain distance — your free fall speed. It ignores friction (air, rock, rope, or otherwise) and relativistic effects: We hope that you won't fall far enough to have either of these make much of a difference! If you fall out of an airplane, however, you'll want to scroll down to terminal velocity. We don't advocate trying to empirically validate these results using your body. Climbing is dangerous. Insert standard disclaimer here. This app is a fast calculation app that helps user to understand how speed increases with the height and how mass of body generates force on the body or splat. So this app is also very useful for students to learn and visualise the speed and time relation ships also for people who like to understand all the parameters affects us in daily life.
Free fall is a kind of motion that everybody can observe in daily life. We drop something accidentally or purposely and see its motion. At the beginning it has low speed and until the end it gains speed and before the crash it reaches its maximum speed. Which factors affect the speed of the object while it is in free fall? How can we calculate the distance it takes, time it takes during the free fall? We deal with these subjects in this section. First, let me begin with the source of increasing in the amount of speed during the fall. As you can guess, things fall because of the gravity. Thus, our objects gain speed approximately10m/s in a second while falling because of the gravitation. We call this acceleration in physics gravitational acceleration and show with “g”. The value of g is 9,8m/s² however, in our examples we assume it 10 m/ s² for simple calculations. Now it’s time to formulize what we said above. We talked about the increase in speed which is equal to the amount of g in a second. Thus our velocity can be found by the formula;
V=g.t where g is gravitational acceleration and t is the time.
- October 19, 2019 Initial release