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July 7th, 2009, 07:35 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2009 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0  Differential equation problem!
How do i work this differential equation out so that it is in the form "v(t)= ... " I'm afraid that i am a bit rusty at DE $\displaystyle \rho A C_D (V_w  v(t))^2 = m \frac {dv} {dt} $ 
July 7th, 2009, 07:48 AM  #2 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2009 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0  Re: Differential equation problem!
Here is the equation in a more viewable format P*A*C*[VV(t)]^2 = m(dv/dt) 
July 7th, 2009, 03:57 PM  #3 
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 19,983 Thanks: 1853 
Did you mean PAC(V  v(t))² = m(dv/dt), where V and PAC/m are constants? If so, separate the variables (i.e., divide the equation by m(V  v(t))²) and integrate, then rearrange the result.

July 8th, 2009, 08:50 AM  #4 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2009 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0  Re: Differential equation problem!
ok, i'll try that.


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