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Lec18 - Lecture 18 Wednesday Chapter 8 Momentum Impulse and...

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Lecture 18 Wednesday 10/7/09 Chapter 8: Momentum, Impulse, and Collisions, cont’d. Elastic, Inelastic, and Completely Inelastic Collisions Elastic collision : The total kinetic energy of the colliding particles is conserved Inelastic collision : The total kinetic energy of the colliding particles changes due to the collision Completely inelastic collision : The colliding particles stick together after the collision (they have the same final velocity)
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Structure of Classical Mechanics, Part 3: Momentum
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