Effect on Terminal Velocity with Changing Hole Diameter


  • Shaurya Luthra The Doon School, Dehradun,Mall Rd, Krishna Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001


Terminal Velocity, Hole Diameter


The idea for this paper was to notice how air resistance acts on a body of the same mass, with different diameter holes. I did this by dropping the hand-made cubes from an equal height of 3.7 metres and checking their terminal velocity. Using softwares such as Tracker and Logger Pro, I came to the conclusion that the drilled holes within the different cubes (made with styrofoam) caused a significant amount of change in the final velocity of the cubes which can be enhanced even further in the bigger picture.


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How to Cite

Luthra, S. (2024). Effect on Terminal Velocity with Changing Hole Diameter. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 73(1), 59–67. Retrieved from https://gssrr.org/index.php/JournalOfBasicAndApplied/article/view/16733