Chapter Six Notes

# Chapter Six Notes - Chapter Six Momentum and Collisions I...

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Chapter Six: Momentum and Collisions I) Linear momentum (p): p = mv A) Vector quantity B) Can be broken down into its components C) More momentum an object has the more force that has to be applied to stop it in  a given time II) The net force acting on an object is equal to the change in momentum divided by the  change in time ( Δ p/ Δ t = F net ) III) Impulse: continuous application of a force over a period of time A) I = F Δ t =  Δ p = mv f  - mv i B) Vector quantity with same direction as the constant force acting on the object C) Measured in kilogram meter per second (kg-m/s) D) Impulse-momentum theorem: impulse of the force acting on an object equals the  change in momentum of that object E) Magnitude of the impulse delivered by a force during the time interval  Δ t is equal  to the area under the force vs. time graph or equal to F av Δ t ( Δ p = F av

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• Spring '08
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• Force, Momentum, brain damage, Bone fracture, Favt, momentum b/t

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