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What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?Alright... we were kinda curious about how fast a halfling would fall..... #2 20050809 16:31:42
Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?Equipment would surely include a parachute, so I would increase that by about 10lb. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #3 20050809 16:33:55
Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?Yeah that sounds like a good idea... um lets say he is outstreached.... but I doubt that is too much drag. There are no parachutes in Farun.... well some one might have one..... some weirdo... Last edited by Synapse (20050809 16:37:27) #4 20050809 21:11:57
Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?Terminal velocity? i think that involves differential equations #5 20050810 09:06:04
Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?Well what do you need to know? The gravity is the same as earths... and the drag for an outstrached halfling is not all that great... right? 70 some pounds. What is the TV for a human being? Or a really short person... something along the lines of a child withe equiptment. #6 20050810 09:43:36
Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?This is from a physics forum:
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Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?Hm... as much as I know about math I know nothing about what kylekatarn just pointed out. #9 20050812 07:32:49
Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?
kylekatarn just quoted from a physics site ... if you really need the formulas, someone could dissect it all for you. But what I got out of that is that it does not matter what the mass of the halfling is. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #10 20050815 13:03:55
Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?So what you are saying is that there is no amount of math on paper that can calculate the TV of an outstreached halfing? Cause I am just looking for MPH.... I figured it would not be too bad to figure out but I guess it is way more to figure than I had imagined. #11 20050815 16:27:41
Re: What is the terminal Velocity of a 50 pound Halfling?As it does depend a lot on the shape of the halfling (arms outsretched or whatever) just go with the normal estimate of terminal velocity, which is about 55 m/s, or 200 km/h, or about 120 mph. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman 