12–141. A package is dropped from the plane which is flying with a constant horizontal velocity of va = 150 ft/s. Determine the normal and tangential components of acceleration and the radius of curvature of the path of motion (a) at the moment the package is released at A, where it has a horizontal velocity of va = 150 ft/s, and (b) just before it strikes the ground at B. NA 1500 ft B

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12–141. A package is dropped from the plane which is
flying with a constant horizontal velocity of va = 150 ft/s.
Determine the normal and tangential components of
acceleration and the radius of curvature of the path of
motion (a) at the moment the package is released at A,
where it has a horizontal velocity of va = 150 ft/s, and
(b) just before it strikes the ground at B.
NA
1500 ft
B
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12–141. A package is dropped from the plane which is flying with a constant horizontal velocity of va = 150 ft/s. Determine the normal and tangential components of acceleration and the radius of curvature of the path of motion (a) at the moment the package is released at A, where it has a horizontal velocity of va = 150 ft/s, and (b) just before it strikes the ground at B. NA 1500 ft B

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