Apr29-12, 04:23 PM
let's assume that there are two ball of identical mass and one of the two is stationary . and the collision is NOT head on .
I know that the law of restitution always applies ONLY to the line of impact of two bodies .What about momentum , is it conserved in both the line of impact AND the line perpendicular to it ?
I am asking because i feel like the law of restitution is similar to momentum conservation so i feel like applying it "twice".
Is momentum conserved in all axes regardless of whether 0≤e≤1 ?
Thank you !
|Register to reply|
|Law of Restitution & Momentum||General Physics||4|
|Angular Momentum and Coefficient of Restitution||Classical Physics||2|
|Momentum + coefficient of restitution this is driving me nuts!!!||Introductory Physics Homework||15|
|Coefficient of Restitution, Conservation of Momentum||Introductory Physics Homework||0|
|Can anyone exactly explain 'Restituition'?||General Physics||1|