Free fall (distance and velocity) Calculator

Calculates the free fall distance and velocity without air resistance from the free fall time.

Free fall (distance and velocity)
Free fall time t
    1. sec
[ Gravity g
    1. m/s2 ]
Unit system

Free fall distance h
Free fall velocity v
    Free fall (distance and velocity)
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    [1]  2022/06/03 18:24   50 years old level / Self-employed people / Useful /
    Purpose of use
    Acceleration of 1600km/h car at limit of sustained 4g for human survival - how long and how far?
    20 seconds a 4g would be super brutal, but reaching 1000mph in an achievable land speed record seems out of reach given different sites on earth.
    Loved the DND comment.
    [2]  2022/05/25 05:07   30 years old level / Others / Very /
    Purpose of use
    same as someone else posted, working out free fall distance for a DnD adventure
    [3]  2022/05/01 09:29   20 years old level / Others / Useful /
    Purpose of use
    Trying to explain to d&d player that if a rock fell for 5 seconds before hitting water in a dark sinkhole, that it would be at least 100m down and that he would be injured if not dead.
    Thanks! This is exactly what we were looking for <3
    [4]  2022/03/07 10:23   30 years old level / An office worker / A public employee / Useful /
    Purpose of use
    Checking whether the distance from the sun as inferred from Hesiod's Theogeny, where he indicates that heaven and the sun are about the same distance from the earth, and that if an anvil fell from heaven it would reach earth in nine days and nights. According to this page, he is quite wrong. In that time it would fall almost 3 trillion metres, but the sun is only 148 billion metres away
    [5]  2022/02/08 17:24   Under 20 years old / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Very /
    Purpose of use
    Used it to find out how far an fnf character fell in a mod (1/1000 from the exosphere to the center of the earth)
    [6]  2022/01/25 14:06   Under 20 years old / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Useful /
    Purpose of use
    figuring out how far you could fall in ten minutes if you wanted to not experience gravity for a bit without leaving earth (turns out you'd fall about 3/8ths of the way to the center of the earth, have fun slowing down though)
    [7]  2022/01/01 18:12   - / - / - /
    Purpose of use
    Found out the depth of the chasm in Bruno’s bedroom in “Encanto”—240 meters. Yikes.
    [8]  2021/12/09 19:16   20 years old level / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Very /
    Purpose of use
    Calculating falling distance in a TTRPG. Super useful!
    [9]  2021/10/11 11:10   40 years old level / An office worker / A public employee / Very /
    Purpose of use
    i wanted to know how I the La Palma Volcano was throwing lava bombs into the air so I timed from the highest point reached to when the bomb hit the ground! 397 meters. WOW!
    [10]  2021/10/02 03:43   60 years old level or over / A retired person / Very /
    Purpose of use
    Reading a sci-fi book and curious the speed of traveling at 1.5 g acceleration for 4 years. Ps: loved the road runner/anvil calculation.


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