October 6, 2015

Homework Help: physics

Posted by J on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 12:28pm.

A 1000m3 rocket weighing 2.0x10^3 kg is going to be launched into space. On ignition, gas is expelled from the bottom of the rocket at a speed of 2.4x10^3 m/s relative to the rocket. The rate at which the fuel is consumed is 8.02kg/s. Is there a time delay between ignition and take-off? State your assmptions clearly.

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