Linear Momentu1 - system of particles x cm = m n x n...

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Linear Momentum: Conservation of Momentum Terms and Formulae Terms Center of Mass - The point at which a given net force acting on the system will produce the same acceleration as if all the mass were concentrated at that point. Impulse - A force applied over a period of time. See definition of impulse. Momentum - The product of an object's mass and velocity. See definition of momentum. Conservation of Momentum - The principle stating that for any system with no external forces acting on it, momentum will be conserved. Formulae Position of the center of mass of a
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Unformatted text preview: system of particles x cm = m n x n Velocity of the center of mass of a system of particles v cm = m n v n Acceleration of the center of mass of a system of particles a cm = m n a n Acceleration of the center of mass of a system of particles given an external force F ext = Ma cm Definition of Impulse J = Ft Change in velocity caused by an impulse J = mv f- mv o Definition of momentum p = mv Relation between force and momentum = F Impulse-Momentum Theorem J = p Definition of the linear momentum of a system of particles P = Mv cm...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course PHY PHY2053 taught by Professor Davidjudd during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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