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Re: starship-design: Help with formula
> From: Steve VanDevender <email@example.com>
> Zenon Kulpa writes:
> > Please, I have lost it somewhere, no time to search or derive,
> > what is the formula for Earth time & crew time
> > in the (one-way) flight with constant acceleration = 1g
> > (half way +, half way - ) depending on the distance (in ly)?
> > Thanks,
> > -- Zenon
Thank you, but:
> For one-way acceleration:
Does that mean half-way acceleration, and then half-way deceleration
to stop at target (at distance d)?
> t = (c / a) * acosh(1 + (a * d / c^2))
> t = elapsed time
Earth time or crew (ship) time?
> c = speed of light
> a = acceleration
> d = distance traveled
> acosh = inverse hyberbolic cosine function