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# Horizontal Velocity Component (ballistic)

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Equation / Last modified by AndrewBudd on 2016/12/16 15:31
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vCalc.Horizontal Velocity Component (ballistic)

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This equation calculates the horizontal (x) component of the velocity of a ballistic trajectory assuming no drag on the object.

Inputs:

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

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