Analysis of Drop Point Track of Ping Pong Ball After Hitting Based on Dynamic Analysis


  • B Wang



Table tennis is a popular sport in China. It has a low barrier to entry and also has difficult techniques. In order to improve the skills of table tennis match between players, this paper introduced the dynamic analysis of ping pong ball in flight after being hit. The main content was the stress analysis in the flight of ping pong ball. Moreover, the Magnus force caused by rotation was considered. The dynamic model of ping pong ball flight was built, the flight track of top spinning ball at 0, 30, 60, 90 and 120 r/s was simulated using Java software. The actual flight track of ping pong ball under the same conditions was obtained using the table tennis serving machine and high-speed camera to verify the effectiveness of the dynamic model. The results showed that the track obtained by the dynamic model basically coincided with the actual track, which verified the validity of the dynamic model; the maximum height and drop point distance of ping pong ball decreased with the increase of spinning speed of top spinning ball; the flight time of ping pong ball decreased with the increase of spinning speed of top spinning ball. To sum up, players can reduce the flight height, drop point distance and flight time of ping pong ball by increasing the top spinning speed, so as to improve the opponent’s counterattack difficulty.


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How to Cite

Wang, B. (2020) “Analysis of Drop Point Track of Ping Pong Ball After Hitting Based on Dynamic Analysis”, The International Journal of Multiphysics, 14(2), pp. 193-202. doi: 10.21152/1750-9548.14.2.193.