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accepted How do I figure out the totally airborne height for a given machine?
Dec
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comment How do I figure out the totally airborne height for a given machine?
While this does answer the question, with a metaphor that's much easier to visualize, but I was after the points at which the effect is "effectively zero". Specifically, the point at which an aircraft can move over the edge of a cliff and notice no change in performance. As it turns out that appears to be extremely low, as little as a rotor length. Upvoted all the same.
Dec
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comment How do I figure out the totally airborne height for a given machine?
I suppose all my googling was for the opposite, for air-only effect, hence I didn't find anything. I'm surprised at the lack of sourceable data for this, although I suppose that could be due to companies treating this as trade secrets.
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asked How do I figure out the totally airborne height for a given machine?
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accepted Would an airtight box filled with air act the same way to 1 bar of water pressure as the same box vacuum-sealed at atmospheric pressure?
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comment Would an airtight box filled with air act the same way to 1 bar of water pressure as the same box vacuum-sealed at atmospheric pressure?
So the fact the forces are different do not matter, just the resultant force?
Dec
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comment Would an airtight box filled with air act the same way to 1 bar of water pressure as the same box vacuum-sealed at atmospheric pressure?
Do you mean rather than 2-1=1 it would be 1-0=1? The forces are larger, but the resultant is the same?
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asked Would an airtight box filled with air act the same way to 1 bar of water pressure as the same box vacuum-sealed at atmospheric pressure?
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revised How do I factor in multiple forces into these Newtonian mechanics equations?
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