# Before and ayer the collision in the x direcnon and

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ociNes you ﬁnd, verify that collision is indeed elasNc. Problem Solving for Two- Dimensional Collisions •  Coordinates: Set up both coordinate axes and deﬁne your velociNes with respect to these axes –  It is convenient to choose the x- or y- axis to coincide with one of the iniNal velociNes •  Diagram: In your sketch, draw and label all the velociNes and masses Problem Solving for Two- Dimensional Collisions, 2 •  Conserva1on of Momentum: Write expressions for the x and y components of the momentum of each object before and aYer the collision –  Write expressions for the total momentum before and aYer the collision in the x- direcNon and in the y- direcNon Problem Solving for Two- Dimensional Collisions, 3 •  Conserva1on of Ene...
View Full Document

## This document was uploaded on 01/14/2014.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online