TRAJECTORY CALCULATOR

Trajectory calculator to find range, maximum height and flight time of horizontal projectile in physics. See Projectile Motion Calculator for more detailed trajectory calculations.

Trajectory Calculator

Trajectory Calculator:

 INPUT PARAMETERS
Initial Velocity (V0)
Launch Angle (α)
Initial Height (h0)
Gravity*

Note: Use dot "." as decimal separator.

Note: Final height of the projectile is 0.

Note*: Gravity vector is negative in downward direction.

 


RESULTS
Parameter Symbol Value Unit
Maximum Height hmax
Horizontal Distance l
Flight Duration t [s]


Note: Default rounding is 5 decimal places.


Definitions:

Projectile Motion: Projectile motion is a form of motion which takes place in two dimensions. The shape of the motion is a parabola.


List of Equations:

Position formula
(in x-direction)
xt=x0+v0xt
Position formula
(in y-direction)
yt=y0+V0yt+1/2gt2
Velocity formula
(in x-direction)
Vx = V0x
Velocity formula
(in y-direction)
Vyt = V0y+gt

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