Solution: Air resistance at high speed is often given as  Fair = bv2. If the terminal velocity of a 75 kg skydiver is 60 m/s, at what rate is the air resistance sapping the skydiver’s kinetic energy?

Problem

Air resistance at high speed is often given as  Fair = bv2. If the terminal velocity of a 75 kg skydiver is 60 m/s, at what rate is the air resistance sapping the skydiver’s kinetic energy?