If momentum is conserved in a perfectly inelastic collision (no lost to heat or defor

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Woopydalan is offline
Apr23-12, 04:33 PM
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I think one of the issues is how we're allowed to assume there is no deformations with an elastic collision, yet with an inelastic we are not allowed to assume no deformation.
thebrainstorm is offline
May1-12, 03:47 PM
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In an inelastic collision, KE is always lost as heat and the body gets deformed.

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