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Free Fall Calculator
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A free fall is something acting under the action of gravity. Free Fall Ccalculator helps to calculate any of the unknown parameter likes Velocity, height, mass, energy.

The free fall is given by two formulas
Related to Velocity
V = $\sqrt{2 g h}$

where V = Velocity of the falling body and
h = height from the initial point.
and

The free fall equation related on energy is given by
Energy equation:
P = mgh

Where P = Potential energy
m = Mass of the body
h = Height from the initial point.
 

Steps for Free Fall Calculator

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Step 1 :  

Analyze the problem and list the given values



Step 2 :  

The Free fall is given by two formulas


if we are interested to find the velocity of the free fall body and height is given we use the formula


V = $\sqrt{2gh}$


where V = Velocity of the falling body and
h = height from the initial point.


If we are interested in finding mass or energy we use formula


P = mgh
Where P = Potential energy
m = Mass of the body
h = Height from the initial point.


We can find height using any of the two equations.



Problems on Free Fall Calculator

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  1. A ball is falling from the height of 1.5 m, calculate its Velocity?


    Step 1 :  

    given h= 1.5 m,


    V=?



    Step 2 :  

    Using the formula


    V = $\sqrt{2 g h}$


       = $\sqrt{2 \times 9.8 \times 1.5}$


      



    Answer  :  

    Velocity V = 5.42 m/s.



  2. A kg of oil is poured from 2m. Calculate its energy?


    Step 1 :  

    given: mass m = 1 kg,


    h = 2m


    E =?



    Step 2 :  

    using the formula: E = mgh = 2 $\times$ 9.8 $\times$ 2m


                                          



    Answer  :  

    Energy E = 19.6 J



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