# Ballistic Initial Horizontal Velocity Component

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Equation / Last modified by KurtHeckman on 2016/02/26 19:40
v_"0x" =
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vCalc.Ballistic Initial Horizontal Velocity Component
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This equation calculates the horizontal (x) component of initial velocity given the initial velocity vector magnitude and the launch angle.

Inputs:

• v_0 - initial velocity magnitude
• theta - launch angle above the local horizontal