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Units for momentum

  1. Mar 26, 2004 #1
    would you give a measurement of mometum units? like kg*m/s?
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  3. Mar 26, 2004 #2

    Doc Al

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    Of course momentum has units! And you are exactly correct, one such unit would be kg*m/s.
  4. Mar 26, 2004 #3
    It's also N*s. (Newton * Second)
  5. Mar 26, 2004 #4

    Chi Meson

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    N*s is usually used as the unit for impulse. But the two units are fundamentally equivalent, and only a real stickler would complain about their cross-usage.
  6. Mar 26, 2004 #5
    You stickler.
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