Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

8th Edition

ISBN: 9781118885840

Author: James L. Meriam, L. G. Kraige, J. N. Bolton

Publisher: WILEY

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Chapter 2.10, Problem 229RP

To determine

The initial velocity which the mass center of player possess.

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## Answer to Problem 229RP

The initial velocity which the mass center of player possess is

### Explanation of Solution

Write the expression of acceleration that acts vertically downward direction opposite to the direction of motion.

Here, acceleration due to gravity is *g*.

**Conclusion:**

Substitute *a* in Equation (I).

Integrate the equation.

Substitute *g* in Equation (II).

Thus, the initial velocity which the mass center of player possess is

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