hmwk3 - Week 3 Homework Due April 21. 1. The textbook says...

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Unformatted text preview: Week 3 Homework Due April 21. 1. The textbook says this process of adding the mass of a large body to the mass of a smaller one is very important in many sports... What example does the textbook use to illustrate this principle? Give an example from another sport where this principle applies. 2. In response to the warmup question, In karate, how do you break a board without getting hurt? one student wrote: In karate, the force exerted upon the board is very large. Also, the person doesnt follow through as a boxer would, rather they withdraw their punch moments after it touches the board, which exerts maximum force on the board, and minimum force on the hand. (a) Which part(s) of the students statement is correct? Explain. (b) Which part(s) of the students statement is wrong? Explain. 3. In lecture, Professor Heidbrink explained that stress is = F / A = m v / ( A t ) , (1) where m is the mass of the object that is accelerating, v is the change in velocity of the object,...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PHYS 18 taught by Professor Yodh during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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hmwk3 - Week 3 Homework Due April 21. 1. The textbook says...

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