What are the practical applications of Stoke's law?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 1st Aug, 2014, 11:05: AM

Expert Answer:

Applications of Stoke's law are as follows:

1. Rain drop do not acquire alarmingly high velocity during their free fall. If this does not happen a person moving in rain would get hurt.

2. While jumping from an airplane, parachute helps us to land safely on the earth.
3. It is used to determine the value of charge on an electron. (Millikan’s oil drop method)

Answered by  | 1st Aug, 2014, 01:05: PM