Definition of momentum (p = m*v) and impulse; non-constant force and impulse; conservation of momentum; translational motion of the center of mass; modeling external forces and conservation of momentum; modeling of instantaneous collisions; momentum diagrams and equations.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Definition of momentum (p = m*v); Newton's laws and momentum; law of conservation of momentum of a particle and of a system of particles, with examples; relationship between forces and momentum; elastic and inelastic collision, with examples.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Definition of impulsive force, with example; elastic and inelastic collisions, with examples in one-dimension and two-dimensions.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Power defined, with equation (P = F*v); impulse defined; center of mass defined; velocity and momentum of center of mass.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Definition of inertial mass; standard kilogram; definition of momentum (p = m*v).
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Definition of force (F=ma); superposition principle; definition of impulse and average impulse; Newton's second law equations for force, acceleration, momentum.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Momentum and impulse equations; definition of conservation of momentum for an isolated system; momentum problem solving strategies; momentum diagram and equations; planar collision theory; elastic collisions; 2D elastic collision example problem.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Momentum and change of momentum defined, with equations; strategies for solving momentum and impulse problems; collisions and conservation of momentum; center of mass.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Friction and acceleration; which forces must be known to solve for energy and momentum; kinetic energy and momentum in a collision. Solution not included.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Kinetic energy of two blocks of unequal mass that experience the same impulse. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Distance needed to stop a ping-pong ball and a bowling ball, which have the same initial momentum. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Concept questions about conservation of momentum in isolated systems of one or more bodies. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Motion of a ball falling and bouncing off of the ground.
Force acting on the ankle of a person jumping to the ground from a height.
Motion of a superball bouncing on a table.
6-part problem; p of ball before and after hitting floor; average force and impulse; change in kinetic energy.
8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg
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