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"Will Horton" <s0680024@sms.ed.ac.uk> wrote in message <gmpbg1$doh$1@fred.mathworks.com>...
> I have a problem involving calculating the force required to launch a projectile vertically 10m.
> It is simple enough to calculate the kinetic energy it initially needs, but the problem occurs when the drag force is included as it is dependant on the velocity.
> I was just wondering if the best method for me to use would be to create a loop that plots all of the heights that the object will reach for a range of initial velocities.
> 
> Thanks
> Will

that is of course one way to do it if you can't come up with a closed form solution for the equations.