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**Help with p.s.i. impact equation based on velocity, area and mass????**

Hey Everyone,

Was hoping someone knows about this, it's probably pretty basic...

I am new to this forum, so I hope this is in the right format

## Homework Statement

Does anyone know the equation to calculate the pressure exerted on an object by another moving object?

i.e. If I swing a hammer whose head is

*x*square inches, at

*y*feet per second, weighing

*z*pounds, then how many p.s.i. will be exerted when it hits?

## Homework Equations

No Idea, but if anyone knows of a website that outlines this I would also appreciate it very much. I tried googling "Impact equations" and got nothing relevant.

## The Attempt at a Solution

No Idea where to start.

Thanks in advance,

-cds333

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