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How to calculate , acceleration, force, momentum and impulse? 
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#1
Sep2407, 05:25 PM

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I'm supposed to be able to calculate all of these things: velocity, acceleration, force, momentum and impulse. However, the physics course I'm taking explains it horribly!
I think the formulas are: distance over time= velocity, change in velocity over change in time= accleration, but i don't know if those are right and can't find the ones for force, momentum and implse. Please help! 


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Sep2407, 05:32 PM

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One can certainly search Google or other search engines for those terms, but a good resource is
http://hyperphysics.phyastr.gsu.edu...h.html#mechcon http://hyperphysics.phyastr.gsu.edu/hbase/mot.html See also http://hyperphysics.phyastr.gsu.edu...ct.html#veccon 


#3
Sep2407, 05:39 PM

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And for those of you who need these formulas too: force is mass times acceleration. I think. You should check that.



#4
Sep2407, 05:43 PM

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How to calculate , acceleration, force, momentum and impulse?
And :The formula for force: force= mass x acceleration
The formula for momentum: momentum= mass x velocity The formula for impulse: average force x time 


#5
Sep2407, 05:58 PM

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libertylovescie, we appreciate your exhuberance, but please refrain from posting the basic information. Most of us already know this material.
Please study it offline and ask questions when something is not clear. 


#6
Feb309, 07:53 PM

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That information was useful to me lol



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