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As the title says, I want know the final velocities of two partcles after collision, but I want to get those from the impulse, not from the final velocities equations you see arround there...

The final step would be that:

Vf = particle initial velocity + impulse/mass

( I mean, is where I want to get to solve the final velocity )

So considering two particles:

A( m = 5, V = 1 ), B( m = 1, V = -5 )

How do I calculate?

That what I was doing, but I cant get reasonable results..:

relative Closing velocity = 1 -(-5) = 6;

considering COR = 1, Closing vel after collision = -6;(-1*6)(coefficient of restitution, 1 = no velocity lost )

impulse = 6*( -6 - 6) = -72 ;(impulse = m*( V1 - V0),the change in momentum thing, I guess the mass here is the system total mass..but I guess those values are absurds..)

So the velocity of A(from impulse):

1 + (-72/5) = 1 - 14.4 = -13.4;//v0 + impulse/mass

B:

-5 + (72/1) = 67

What am I missing...?

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# Collision: Final velocities of two particles, calculated from impulse

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