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Unless otherwise stated, in the following | Ch 3.4 - 8E

Fundamentals of Differential Equations | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9780321747730 | Authors: R. Kent Nagle, Edward B. Saff, Arthur David Snider ISBN: 9780321747730 43

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Problem 8E

Problem

Unless otherwise stated, in the following problems we assume that the gravitational force is constant with g = 9.81 m/sec2 in the MKS system and g = 32 ft/sec2 in the U.S. Customary System.

A parachutist whose mass is 100 kg drops from a helicopter hovering 3000 m above the ground and falls under the influence of gravity. Assume that the force due to air resistance is proportional to the velocity of the parachutist, with the proportionality constant b3 = 20 N-sec/m when the chute is closed and b3 = 100 N-sec/m when the chute is open. If the chute does not open until 30 sec after the parachutist leaves the helicopter, after how many seconds will he hit the ground? If the chute does not open until 1 min after he leaves the helicopter, after how many seconds will he hit the ground?

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In this problem, we have to find the time in second when parachutist hit the ground.

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Textbook: Fundamentals of Differential Equations
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Author: R. Kent Nagle, Edward B. Saff, Arthur David Snider
ISBN: 9780321747730

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Unless otherwise stated, in the following | Ch 3.4 - 8E