Hey, I've done quite a bit of Mechanics work in the past... But I really don't even know where to start here.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

For some work I'm doing, I need to calculate the resulting velocity vectors when 2 objects collide. These 2 objects can be any shape, any mass and going at any velocity independently. (The simulation is in 3D, so x, y, z)

I suppose I'd have to calculate the normal of the two objects, do something with their velocity vectors and masses... And I suppose it would also depend on the objects' bounciness/stiffness etc...

If anyone could give me the names of some equations I can look into? Or any sort of help... Really just a place to start would be great.

Thanks for any help,

Stephen

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# Momentum and Collision in 3D

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