Physlets: Demonstration Figure 15: Projectile Motion

(Adapted from "Physlets" by Wolfgang Christian & Mario Belloni - 2001, Prentice Hall)

click Start, then please wait for the animation to completely load.

A projectile is launched as shown in the animation (position is shown in meters and time is in seconds). One could ask a few things about the motion. For example, what is its speed when it reaches its maximum height?