The Navy wants a new airplane launcher for their aircraft carriers that is basically a large spring and your job is to determine the necessary spring…

The Navy wants a new airplane launcher for their aircraft carriers that is basically a large spring and your job is to determine the necessary spring….

The Navy wants a new airplane launcher for their aircraft carriers that is basically a large spring and your job is to determine the necessary spring constant. The launcher pushes the plane for a short distance along a much longer runway. During that same time, the plane’s jet engines supply a constant thrust force for the entire length of the runway. The planes need to have a minimum velocity by the time they reach the end of the runway in order to take off successfully.

The Navy wants a new airplane launcher for their aircraft carriers that is basically a large spring and your job is to determine the necessary spring…