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What features of an object will affect air resistance?

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2014-12-14 23:36:16

the amount of air resistance on an object depends on the size, shape, and speed of the object.

Air resistance is the force that opposes the motion of objects through air.

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Fluid density, relative velocity, and object shape affect air resistance.

Air Resistance slows the fall of an object, and Gravity speeds it up.

Air resistance creates friction and slows a falling object.

the same that it would affect any falling object. The higher the air resistance the thicker the air density. This will result in a higher drag coefficient and will slow the fall of the object.

air resistance differs from the friction between solid surfaces. air reesistance depends on surface area and the speeed of an object.

it causes friction and slows down the object. if the air resistance is greater than the force applied then it can also change the direction of the motion of an object.

the object has less mass. the object has a large surface.

As a falling object accelerates through air, its speed increases and air resistance increases. While gravity pulls the object down, we find that air resistance is trying to limit the object's speed. Air resistance reduces the acceleration of a falling object. It would accelerate faster if it was falling in a vacuum.

The main aspects that affect the amount of air resistance against a particular object are the weight of the object and the speed that it is travelling at. The other important aspect is the shape of the surface area in the direction the object is falling.

Nearly all falling object are affected by the resistance of air. However some objects have a mass greater than the air can affect. There is also the case where air resistance equals that of gravity and the object will not fall any faster.

Air resistance is basically friction between the object on the air- it has to push the air out of the way, and slows down.

Air resistance and gravity are the main components.

Resistance (newtons) = velocity( in m/s)2 * drag coefficient of the object

Air resistance acts against the motion of the object. Whatever range you get when assuming no air resistance is too large.

Air resistance is the force acting on an object moving in air that tends to slow it down or produce drag. If a stone is falling, air resistance will be acting on it to try to slow it. Should we consider a jet moving through air, air resistance will be providing drag to slow the jet down.

The forces that affect the rate of a falling object are Gravity and Air Resistance. Gravity affects the speed and the velocity of the object by speeding it up as it falls closer to the earth, and Air resistance works against the object pushing against it.

The resistance do obstruct the object. The object always travel slower with air resistance. Air resistance is higher with velocity and the object falling through air would have a limited velocity that it can't go through.

When the object tumbles irregularly, rather than presenting its most aerodynamic surface to oncoming air.

Air resistance is a type of friction, and so it will always slow an object in comparison to if there never was air resistance.

The shape of the object and the density of the gas that the object is falling through.

The main factors is the speed, shape and the cross-sectional area of the object.

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