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lecturenotes-Feb17

# lecturenotes-Feb17 - 9.2 Quick Review the Center of Mass x...

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x com = 1 M m i x i i = 1 N y com = 1 M m i y i i = 1 N z com = 1 M m i z i i = 1 N M = m i i = 1 N x com = 1 M xdm y com = 1 M ydm z com = 1 M zdm ρ = dm dV = M V Here “mass density” replaces mass x com = 1 V xdV 9.2 Quick Review: the Center of Mass (1) Center of mass of a symmetric object always lies on an axis of symmetry. (2) Center of mass of an object does NOT need to be on the object.
O m 1 m 3 m 2 F 1 F 2 F 3 x y z com net Ma F = net, com, net, com, net, com, x x y y z z F Ma F Ma F Ma = = = Quick Review: 9.3 Newton’s 2 nd Law for a System of Particles net dp F dt = F net = d P dt = d p 1 dt + ... + d p n dt - Linear Momentum Δ P = 0 - Conservation of Linear Momentum

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Problem # 16, Ch. 9: A 4.5 kg dog stands on an 19 kg flatboat at distance D= 6.1 m for the shore. It walks 2.4 m along the boat toward shore and then stops. Assuming no friction between the boat and the water, find how far the dog is from the shore. x 0
m v p Linear momentum of a particle of mass and velocity The SI unit for linear momentum is the kg.m is defined a /s s . . p mv p m v = p mv = The time rate of change of the linear momentum of a particle is equal to the magnitude of net force acting on t Below we will prove the fol he particle and has the dir lowing statem ection of the ent: for ( ) net net In equation form: . We will prove this equation using Newton's second law: This equation is stating that the linear momentum of a particle can be c c a . h e n dp F dt dp d dv p mv mv m ma F dt dt dt = = = = = = ged only by an external force. If the net external force is zero, the linear momentum cannot change: net dp F dt = 9.4 Linear Momentum of a Particle

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Linear Momentum of a Particle p = m v d p dt = m d v dt = m a = F net , ext Linear Momentum It is a vector, having the same direction as velocity; Any change in p is due to external force F 0; Conservation of linear momentum when F = 0. more vectors !
An astronaut drops a golf ball that is initially at rest from a cliff on the surface of the moon. The ball falls freely under the influence of gravity. Which one of the following statements is true concerning the ball as it falls? Neglect any frictional effects.

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