Conservation of Momentum in Inelastic Collisions

by kevina
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Oct5-07, 09:09 AM
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Can someone explain to me the vector nature of momentum in a case where two objects collide and stick together?
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Doc Al
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Oct5-07, 11:55 AM
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How about:
[tex]m_1\vec{v}_1 + m_2\vec{v}_2 = (m_1 + m_2)\vec{v}_f[/tex]

Read this: Inelastic Collisions
kevina is offline
Oct5-07, 02:33 PM
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Yes! I remember seeing that link once before. I was looking for it but couldn't find it. Thanks Doc Al. :)

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