Projectile Trajectory Problem

Projectile Trajectory Problem

Solution 

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11.PFAmatlab file and jpg pic

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22.PFAmatlab file

soln_11.m 

t=linspace(0,0.1788,100); % at t=0.1788, y becomes zero

x=3*cosd(17)*t;

y=3*sind(17)*t-0.5*9.81*t.*t;

plot(x,y);

grid on;

xlabel(‘x’);

ylabel(‘y’);

title(‘Trajectory of projectile’);

soln_22.m 

% assume initial velocity as 1 m/s, maximum angle doesn’t depend on initial

% velocity

g=9.81;

syms theta;

t=2*sin(theta)/g;

%range is sin(2*theta)/g assuming initial velocity 1 m/s

R=sin(2*theta)/g;

df=diff(R,theta);

for t=linspace(0,pi/2,99)

if abs(eval(subs(df,t)))==0

angle_req=t;

break;

end

end

disp(angle_req*(180/pi)); %convert into degrees