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Newton’s Cradle & Momentum Conservation

Newton’s Cradle + momentum conservation Using Newton’s Cradle apparatus very familiar example of momentum conservation is demonstrated. The law of Conservation of Momentum states that the change in the total ...
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Momentum problems – solved numerical

This post is to solve some numerical problems related to momentum and impulse concepts in physics. We will use this understanding from the impulse momentum theorem: Impulse of force = ...
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What is the Relation between momentum and kinetic energy? | How to derive the momentum-KE equation?

The relation between momentum(p) and kinetic energy(K) of an object of mass m can be expressed with this equation: p = (2mK)(1/2)That means the square root of 2mK gives us ...
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Numerical Problems on Impulse and Momentum – solved

Let's solve a few selected numerical problems on Impulse and Momentum. If you want to have a quick revision on Impulse and Momentum and get their formulas, then you can ...
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What is the Law Of Conservation Of Momentum? | derivation

If there is no net external force on a system, the total momentum of the system remains constant. This is the law of conservation of momentum. (also known as the ...
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Rocket Equation Derivation along with Rocket Acceleration formula

Rocket Equation Derivation is the objective of this post. We will also derive the Rocket Acceleration formula here as we go forward. When the fuel of rocket burns the fuel ...
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How do Rockets work?

How do rockets work? As the rocket engines operate, some kind of fuel (liquid or solid) is burnt. The engines continuously eject burned fuel gases. As these exhaust gases have ...
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State and Prove Impulse Momentum Theorem with derivation of equation

In this post, we will State and Prove the Impulse Momentum Theorem with the derivation of the equation. As evident, this theorem or principle is related to impulse and momentum ...
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Impulse – definition, formula, unit

Impulse Definition If a force acts on a body for a very brief time then we say that an impulse is generated. As example, when we hit a ball with ...
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Momentum – Definition, Meaning, and Formula

In this post, we will cover the definition and formula of Momentum (Linear Momentum). We will also discuss what it actually means in physics. Momentum Definition | Linear Momentum By ...
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