Monday

March 2, 2015

March 2, 2015

Posted by **royston** on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 8:44am.

are

t (s) 9 10 11

α 54.80◦ 54.06◦ 53.34◦

β 65.59◦ 64.59◦ 63.62◦

calculate the speed v of the plane and the climb angle γ at t = 10 s.

The coordinates of the plane can be shown to be,

x = a*((tan β)/(tan β − tan α))

y = a*((tan α tan β)/(tan β − tan α))

- mechanics (calculating plane speed and climb angle -
**Steve**, Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 9:33ammaybe I'm missing something, but if angles α and β are in the x-y plane, how do we figure the altitude of the plane, and hence any climb rate? No mention is made of altitude, either of the radar stations, or of the plane.

No figure here, so I'm not sure of the 3-D layout.

- mechanics (calculating plane speed and climb angle -
**eyob**, Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 2:28pmnikaw

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

physics (speed of plane by radar) - The radar stations A and B, separated by the...

physics - Two radar stations A and B, are separated by horizontal distance of (...

calculus - A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 500...

Trigonometry - Two radar stations are 50 miles apart. Both are tracking the same...

physics - A plane is found by radar to be flying 5.9 km above the ground. The ...

Physics - A plane flies towards a ground-based radar dish. Radar locates the ...

Calculus - A plane flying with a constant speed of 14 km/min passes over a ...

MATH - A plane flying with a constant speed of 24 km/min passes over a ground ...

calculas - A plane flying with a constant speed of 19 km/min passes over a ...

Airplane & Radar - (Airplane & Radar) An airplane is flying (horizontally) at ...