what is range of projectile?

Asked by Bharath Mazumdar | 16th Nov, 2012, 12:42: PM

Expert Answer:


It is the total horizontal distance from the point of projection to the point where the projectile returns back to the plane of projection. It is denoted by R.

To calculate the horizontal range, we need to consider the horizontal motion of the uniform velocity vcosq, in the horizontal direction. Hence, the horizontal range is given by,

Note: R = R maximum, when 

Answered by  | 16th Nov, 2012, 03:16: PM

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