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Can a Road-Driven Car Outrace a Free-Falling Car?
European Journal of Physics
  • Diego Castano, Nova Southeastern University
Publication Date
10-24-2011
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Peer Reviewed
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Abstract
Motivated by an advertising scenario in which a luxury sports sedan races against a similar car falling under the influence of gravity, a calculation using undergraduate physics and calculus is performed to theoretically predict the outcome.
DOI
10.1088/0143-0807/32/6/024
Citation Information
Diego Castano. "Can a Road-Driven Car Outrace a Free-Falling Car?" European Journal of Physics Vol. 32 Iss. 6 (2011) p. 1711 - 1718 ISSN: 0143-0807
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/diego-castano/23/