In February 1955, a paratrooper fell 370 m from an

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Problem 24

In February 1955, a paratrooper fell 370 m from an airplane without being able to open his chute but happened to land in snow, suffering only minor injuries. Assume that his speed at impact was 56 m/s (terminal speed), that his mass (including gear) was 85 kg, and that the magnitude of the force on him from the snow was at the survivable limit of 1.2 $ 105 N. What are (a) the minimum depth of snow that would have stopped him safely and (b) the magnitude of the impulse on him from the snow?

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After Midterm …. Chapter 9 A large circuit of air is called an atmospheric circulation cell Rising at the equator sinking at 30 rising at 60 sinking at the poles Hadley cell: tropical cells found on each side of the equator Ferrel cells: found at mid latitudes Polar cells: found near the poles Everywhere where air is rising is a low pressure system (1 at the equator and one at 60...

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