Kinematics | Problem 1.9

Irodov I.E. - Problems in General Physics (1981)

PHYSICAL FUNDAMENTALS OF MECHANICS | Kinematics

Problem 1.9

Task:

A boat moves relative to water with a velocity which is \( n = 2.0 \) times less than the river flow velocity. At what angle to the stream direction must the boat move to minimize drifting?

Solution: