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10.E: Rocket Motion (Exercises)

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    Exercise \(\PageIndex{1}\)

    Derive the integral in section 2.

    Exercise \(\PageIndex{2}\)

    Integrate equation 10.3.2 to obtain equation 10.3.3

    Exercise \(\PageIndex{3}\)

    Integrate equation 10.3.3 to obtain equation 10.3.5

    Exercise \(\PageIndex{4}\)

    Obtain equation 10.3.6


    In the following problems, (numbers 5 - 8) assume:

    V = 2 km s-1.
    m0 = 2000 kg
    b = 0.5 kg s-1
    f = 90%

    Exercise \(\PageIndex{5}\)

    What is the maximum speed, and how long does it take to attain it?

    Exercise \(\PageIndex{6}\)

    How long does it take to reach a speed of 3 km s-1?

    Exercise \(\PageIndex{7}\)

    How long does it take for the rocket to travel 600 km?

    Exercise \(\PageIndex{8}\)

    How fast is it moving when it has travelled 300 km?

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