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  1. 1-050-S-BargingAhead

    10 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Timothy Pennings

    As captain of a barge, you need to determine how fast to transportyour barge up river against the current in order to minimize the expended energy.Since expended energy is proportional to the force, and since the force is proportional to the speed, traveling too fast is inefficient. However, if...