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Does restitution coefficient depends on kinetic energy?

  1. Dec 10, 2007 #1
    [SOLVED] Does restitution coefficient depends on kinetic energy?

    Does restitution coefficient depends on kinetic energy?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 10, 2007 #2
    It's determined by the ratio of the final velocity and the initial velocity. If you increase the initial velocity (with more kinetic energy) then the the final velocity will also be higher, so no it does not.
     
  4. Dec 10, 2007 #3
    Thank you, very much!
     
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