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Homework Help: Kinetic energy changes in collisions

  1. Dec 10, 2003 #1
    Is the coefficient of restitution of two particles a measure of the percentage of kinetic energy retained after a collision? My textbooks and Google are no help. If it isn't, what is it a percentage of?
     
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  3. Dec 10, 2003 #2
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