A Simple General Solution for Maximal Horizontal Range of Projectile Motion

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Busic, Boris;
(2005)
  • Subject: Physics - Physics Education
    arxiv: Nuclear Theory | Nuclear Experiment

A convenient change of variables in the problem of maximizing the horizontal range of the projectile motion, with an arbitrary initial vertical position of the projectile, provides a simple, straightforward solution.
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