Angle and Velocity of Batted Baseball

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The trajectory of a batted baseball is shown, with angles and velocities that can be selected. The height ( axis) and distance ( axis) of the ball can be located in the control panel to find the minimum velocity and angle needed to clear the wall, for a home run. The distance and height of the wall can also be chosen. This Demonstration shows how different combinations of angle and velocity can result in very different trajectories.

Contributed by: David Lee (February 2015)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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