Linear Momentum

# Linear Momentum - system of particles v cm = m n v n...

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Linear Momentum: Collisions Terms and Formulae Terms Collision - The brief direct contact between two bodies that results in a net impulse on each body. Elastic Collision - Any collision in which kinetic energy is conserved. Inelastic Collision - Any collision in which kinetic energy is not conserved. Completely Inelastic Collision - Any collision in which the two bodies stick together. Formulae Position of the center of mass of a system of particles x cm = m n x n Velocity of the center of mass of a
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Unformatted text preview: 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 = FΔt 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 = Δp Definition of the linear momentum of a system of particles...
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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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