What is the largest amount of G-force a human can survive?

6 Answers

Relevance
  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    From Wikipedia -

    Strongest g-forces survived by humans

    Voluntarily: Colonel John Stapp in 1954 sustained 46.2 g in a rocket sled, while conducting research on the effects of human deceleration. See Martin Voshell (2004), 'High Acceleration and the Human Body'.

    Involuntarily: Formula One race car driver David Purley survived an estimated 179.8 g in 1977 when he decelerated from 172 km·h−1 (107 mph) to 0 in a distance of 66 cm (26 inches) after his throttle got stuck wide open and he hit a wall

  • 1 decade ago

    6-9 G's. More than that we implode crushed by our own mass. Jet pilots and astronauts come closest to experiencing these forces in real life. The acceleration is the thing, not the speed. Humans could travel at light-speed if only we accelerated properly.

  • 1 decade ago

    Colonel John Stapp in 1954 sustained 46.2 g in a rocket sled, while conducting research on the effects of human deceleration.

  • 4 years ago

    I agree thoroughly! i'm greater of a center individual leaning in direction of the haters. yet to be trustworthy, are you able to truly blame me? approximately ninety 3% of the loopy Twilight followers can not communicate/type like an sensible individual. approximately seventy 8% would be unable to even spell the author's call proper. They pontificate Twilight; they made up a clean faith, Cullenism; they are going to hunt you down and run your vehicle into the neighbor's pool in case you lots as say "i do in comparison to Twilight"! Yeah. There are some sensible followers (I admire their evaluations thoroughly) who look undesirable because of the fact they like Twilight and...you be responsive to. Then there are the haters. We get it. You hate it. do no longer pass preaching all the motives Twilight sucks and use this form of great style of swear words it quite is ridiculous. there are a variety of of if sensible haters too although. i could no longer particularly care much less in case you hate or like Twilight; I in basic terms hate it while human beings pontificate their recommendations. with no bring about sight arguing! with no bring about sight ripping at each and each others' throats! it quite is totally pointless. all of us have evaluations. So in case you go with my opinion it replaced into poorly written; there is pink prose and a great style of grammar blunders. The plot is drab and pointless, and there is no romance: Edward thinks Bella smells solid, and Bella thinks Edward is fascinating. approximately 4/6 of the e book is descriptions of Edward. it quite is in basic terms a number of the flaws I dislike. I heavily isn't a flamer and pass finished-out rant. it quite is my reason alongside with the fact that i think lazy right this moment.

  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • 1 decade ago

    I'd search for the work that has been done by the Air Force and by NASA.

    http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/07feb_stro...

  • 1 decade ago

    I don't know the answer, but I suspect that when someone answers who does know about such things, they will tell you that the answer depends on how long it is applied.

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.