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What's the use of Accelaration due to gravity ?

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Asked by anantharaman, 15 Dec '09 02:15 pm
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The most important of Newtons laws, the second one which can be mathematically translated to F=ma, shows the relation between force and acceleration, which in many cases is acceleration due to gravity(g). g holds tall the complexities of earth together, g makes you fall from a coconut tree and hit the earth with an increased momentum and thereby decrease the population, g makes it possible for oceans to be formed and tap water to reach your houses, etc etc. Acceleration due to gravity has many practical applications including the design and construction of amusement park rides, which use this acceleration to increase the thrills and enjoyment of riders of all masses, the sports of skydiving and bungee jumping which rely on predictable acceleration rates for safety, the engineering of all transportation vehicles, specifically airplanes and space craft, which use precise mathematical analysis with gravitational acceleration rate as a variable to ensure mission success.
Answered by Somebodysomewhere, 15 Dec '09 02:51 pm

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One easily perceivable use is the return of any object thrown up reaching certain height with veocity zero and returning the origin with the same velocity of it's start. The more severe damage caused by the fall from a higher place also is explainable with increased velcity due to g.
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 15 Dec '09 02:23 pm

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If u drop two things from the same height ....u can know which one would reach the ground first
Answered by luvy sharma, 15 Dec '09 02:17 pm

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You save on fuel.
Answered by manoj thakur, 15 Dec '09 02:22 pm

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