A balloon is descending with a constant acceleration "a" less than 'g' weight of the balloon with the basket and the contents is W. What weight m of the basket should be released so that the balloon will begin to accelerate upwards with constant acceleration 'a' ? Neglect air resistance.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com November 24, 2022, 11:35 am ad1c9bdddf
Let the upward thrust on the balloon (buoyant force) be F.
W - F = (W/g)a ........(1)
(W-F is the net force on the balloon; now it is ...
The problem is solved giving all necessary mathematical steps. It will enable you to do similar problems yourself.