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Motion Along a Defined Path

A new repository upload provides a general solution for a many motion problems and it is very easy to customise. Typical applications include:

  • Calculate velocity and accelerations acting on a rollercoaster.
  • Calculate cornering accelerations of a car moving along a  twisting road.
  • Calculate stopping distances.

Generalised Motion Solver.xls

Use the XLC animator to view the solution.

Two movies have been added to help you use the calculation:

Repository News

The following uploads earned free XLC Pro subscriptions:






Constant Acceleration Motion Calculations.xls

Alex Tomanavich updates his popular calculation FOOTINGS.xls