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Homework Help: Titanic and Iceberg. What forces take part in the crash?

  1. Jan 12, 2009 #1
    Hello, it's a my little doubt... i would like to receive a physical description of the crash between the titanic and the iceberg.

    Should we consider the third newton's law?what are the forces which take part in the crash?

    Help me please...
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  3. Jan 12, 2009 #2


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    Can you think of any force that acts on the ship?
    If there is no force, it will continue in uniform motion, so this really asks what interferes with its steady motion.
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