A fire helicopter carries a 607 kg bucket of water at the end of a 17.4 m long cable. Flying back from a fire at a constant speed of 35.3 m/s, the cable makes an angle of 41.6° with respect to the vertical.
Determine the force of air resistance on the bucket.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:44 pm ad1c9bdddf
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Let the tension in cable is T N and air resistance is F_air opposite to the direction of helicopter motion. Resolve T in vertical and ...
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