9.18.Model:The two cars are not an isolated system because of external frictional forces. But during the collision friction is not going to be significant. Within the impulse approximation, the momentum of the CadillacVolkswagen+system will be conserved in the collision.
This is the end of the preview. Sign up
access the rest of the document.
This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PHYS 1211 taught by Professor Geller during the Fall '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.