Friction and Fly Balls!!

Explore the relationship between friction and fly balls.
Elevation = 55 Angle = 45 Speed = 70
+ + Hit It!

Select your city/stadium, the angle and speed of the ball when it is hit, and then click "Hit"!! Compare the distance values for different combinations to explore the relationships.
This applet and illustrations are Copyright© 2003, 2011, 2013 by Tom Whittaker, S.V. Medaris, and Steve Ackerman.