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Axial force on cricket bat

  1. Nov 29, 2014 #1
    hi, could you tell me how to calculate the axial force (along the axis of the bat) on the bat, when the ball hits with some angle with respect to the bat longitudinal axis. The normal force on the bat i've calculated based on the impulse momentum equation.
    I'm interested i calculating approximate force transferred to the hand. Normal as well as axial forces.
    I've bat swing velocity, ball velocity.
    Thank you
     
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  3. Nov 29, 2014 #2
    Draw an FBD of the bat, and write the equations of motion.
     
  4. Nov 30, 2014 #3

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    If you're looking at this from a physiological standpoint, such as to design a batting glove or determine the cause of a fracture, vibrations will also factor in. I don't know if that matters to you or not, and I don't know what to do about it even if so.
     
  5. Nov 30, 2014 #4
    Try the search term "sweet spot" ... https://www.google.com/search?q=cricket bat sweet spot physics

    Also applies to other bats ...
    http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~cross/baseball.html
     
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2014
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