C13 - What is the condition on v that the comet does not...

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C13: Angular Momentum
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Problem : A comet of mass m is heading for a planet with much larger mass M. At the instant shown, the comet has position and velocity in a coordinate system with the planet at the origin. Find and at this instant.
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Problem : A comet of mass is initially far away from a planet with mass M and radius R. The comet has speed v and “impact parameter” b, as shown above.
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Unformatted text preview: What is the condition on v that the comet does not hit the planet? Problem : A boy of mass m is running with speed v, and jumps on the edge of a carousel that is initially at rest. The carousel has mass M and radius R. How fast is the carousel rotating after the boy jumps on?...
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