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P2207_fall10_lecture24

P2207_fall10_lecture24 - A ball of mass m attached to a...

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A ball of mass m, attached to a string of length L, is released from rest at angle 0 and then strikes a standing wooden block. Is the block more likely to tip over if the ball bounces off of the block or if the ball doesn't bounce? A. Bounces B. Doesn't bounce C. Equally likely in both cases m L v = 0 o o
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Today: Collisions, Collisions, Collisions… Airbags and shock absorbers The woodpecker (why don’t they knock themselves silly) The gravitational “Slingshot” effect Types of collisions: elastic and inelastic
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