On Monday, 29 July 2013 at 18:34:16 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
On 7/29/2013 5:28 AM, John Colvin wrote:
Seriously... Walter wouldn't have got his mechanical engineering degree if he
didn't know how to calculate a speed properly.


It's a grade school concept :-)

A college freshman physics problem would be calculating the delta V of a rocket fired in space given the fuel weight, rocket empty weight, thrust, etc.

Physics graduate / soon to be PhD student here :) It's sad how few rockets were involved in my degree...

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