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Kinetic absorption

  1. Aug 26, 2008 #1
    Hi everyone,

    Hope you can help me in the right direction cos the gods of the internet seem to be hiding info from me...well ok I just cant find it..

    any ways....

    I am looking for some info or a brief explanation on how kinetic energy is absorbed.

    Thanks in advance for your help

    The Pedantic Panda
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 28, 2008 #2
    You will definitely have to expand on that question if you want answers. What do you mean by 'absorbed'. Usually we say that energy is transformed into other forms of energy such as potential energy, electromagnetic radiation, heat e.t.c.

    Are you referring to collisions of large objects such as cars, or small particles such as electrons?
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