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Unformatted text preview: PPT/Notes: Momentum Definition Momentum ( __ ) is defined as the product of an objects mass and its velocity. Momentum is a _________ quantity and the direction of the momentum vector is the same as the ________ vector. The units for momentum are typically _________. Formula: Changing momentum Notice that a change in momentum is usually causes by a change in __________, therefore: Formula: Momentum can also be changed by changing ___________ or ______. Which causes a greater velocity or momentum change, rebounding or stopping? (circle one) Impulse To change an objects velocity, it is necessary to apply a _______ against its motion for a given period of ______. This is known as _________. Formula: Unit: If the force acts __________ the object's motion, it ______ the object down. If a force acts in the ______ direction as the object's motion, then the force ________...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course BIOS 101 taught by Professor Matthews during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Austin.
- Spring '11