 Conservation of Momentum
 Elastic Collisions
 Ballistic Pendulum
 Momentum
 Center of Mass Motion
 Variable Mass Example
 Impulse and Collisions
 Collisions
 Momentum and Energy
 Collision Theory
 Experiment 7
 Linear Momentum Review
 Energy and Momentum
 Kinetic Energy and Momentum
 Simple Harmonic Motion
 Momentum and Mechanical Energy
 Exploding Projectile
 Bouncing Superballs
 Elastic One Dimensional Collision
 Pendulums and Collisions
 Momentum of Isolated Systems
 Experiment 7 PreLab
 Inelastic Collision with an Oscillating Mass
 Two Dimensional Elastic Collision
 Experiment 7 Analysis
 Experiment 9 Analysis
 Skewed Collision
 2D Collision
 Glancing Collision
 Linear Collision
 Collision of a Ball and a Block
 Collision with Mass on a Spring
 Momentum in Explosion (8.01X, Fall 2002)
 Elastic Collision (8.01X, Fall 2002)
 Inelastic Collision with a Spring (8.01X, Fall 2002)
 Impulse for a Bouncing Ball (8.01X, Fall 2002)
 Center of Mass Reference Frame
 Exploding Puck
 Conservation of Energy and Momentum
 Block and Spring
Conservation of Momentum

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Summary of work/energy; momentum defined, with equation (p = m*v); conservation of momentum.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
Definition of momentum (p = m*v) and impulse; nonconstant 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.
Two people jumping off a railway flatcar.
 Complete practice problem 28
 Check solution to practice problem 28
Elastic Collisions

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Collision of two hockey pucks.
 Complete exam problem 3
 Check solution to exam problem 3
Ballistic Pendulum
Measuring the speed of a bullet by shooting a block suspended by two cables.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 4
 Check solution to practice problem 4
Momentum
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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Center of Mass Motion
Center of mass of an area of constant thickness, with examples; motion of the center of mass; internal and external forces, with examples; energy of a system of particles; variable mass motion, with rocket example.

8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Variable Mass Example
Variable mass motion example problem.

8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Read lecture notes, page 1
 Read lecture notes, page 1
Impulse and Collisions
Definition of impulsive force, with example; elastic and inelastic collisions, with examples in onedimension and twodimensions.

8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Collisions

8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
Course Material Related to This Topic:
Twodimension elastic collisions, with example; ballistic pendulum; definition and properties of collisions; collisions and kinetic energy in center of mass frame of reference.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
Course Material Related to This Topic:
General problemsolving strategy, techniques, and helpful hints; momentum formulas.
Elastic and inelastic collisions. Solution not included.
 Complete practice problems 12
Short answer questions about elastic and inelastic collisions.
 Complete exam problem 5
 Check solution to exam problem 5

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
Concept questions about elastic and inelastic collisions between two or more bodies; some questions involve massspring systems.
 Complete practice problems 421
Collision of a moving body with a stationary body attached to a spring.
 Complete exam problem 1b
 Check solution to exam problem 1b
Momentum and Energy
Conservation of momentum and energy; collisions.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Collision Theory
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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Experiment 7
Momentum and collision experiment setup and procedure.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Linear Momentum Review
Momentum and change of momentum defined, with equations; strategies for solving momentum and impulse problems; collisions and conservation of momentum; center of mass.
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Energy and Momentum
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 1
Kinetic Energy and Momentum
Changes in momentum and kinetic energy of two objects. Solution not included.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problems 13
Simple Harmonic Motion
Momentum and kinetic energy of a baseball bat; simple harmonic motion of two massspring systems. Solution not included.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 1
Momentum and Mechanical Energy
Inelastic collision of two bodies.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 24
 Check solution to practice problem 24
Exploding Projectile
Elastic collision of two bodies, including projectile motion.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 25
 Check solution to practice problem 25
Bouncing Superballs
Elastic collision of two bodies.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 26
 Check solution to practice problem 26
Elastic One Dimensional Collision
Elastic collision of two carts on a track.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 27
 Check solution to practice problem 27
Pendulums and Collisions
Elastic and inelastic collisions between a pendulum bob and an object.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 29
 Check solution to practice problem 29
Momentum of Isolated Systems
Concept questions about conservation of momentum in isolated systems of one or more bodies.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problems 14
Experiment 7 PreLab
Concept questions regarding collisions of carts on a frictionless track.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 1
 Check solution to practice problem 1
Inelastic Collision with an Oscillating Mass
Motion of an oscillating mass on a spring, before and after colliding with a lump of putty.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 4
 Check solution to practice problem 4
Two Dimensional Elastic Collision
Motion of two objects that collide elastically.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 2
 Check solution to practice problem 2
Experiment 7 Analysis
Analysis of data collected in Experiment 7.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 3
 Check solution to practice problem 3
Experiment 9 Analysis
Analysis of data collected in Experiment 9.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 2
 Check solution to practice problem 2
Skewed Collision
4part problem; two balls collide at angle; finding momentum, speed before and after, and velocity of center of mass. Solutions are included after problems.

8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 1
2D Collision
Finding resultant velocity and kinetic energy for 2D collision; elastic vs. inelastic collision. Solutions are included after problems.

8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 1
Glancing Collision
Straight rod brushes against fixed object; finding ω, kinetic energy, speeds of both ends after collision. Solutions are included after problems.

8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 4
Linear Collision
Motion of two steel balls following a linear collision.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 6
 Check solution to exam problem 6
Collision of a Ball and a Block
Motion of a moving ball colliding with a stationary block.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 9
 Check solution to exam problem 9
Collision with Mass on a Spring
Inelastic collision of a clay ball with a block connected to a spring.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 10
 Check solution to exam problem 10
Momentum in Explosion (8.01X, Fall 2002)
Final speed and lost kinetic energy in explosion into two pieces.

8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 6
 Check solution to exam problem 6
Elastic Collision (8.01X, Fall 2002)
Calculating final and initial speed of one object in collision, as well as the mass ratio.

8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 7
 Check solution to exam problem 7
Inelastic Collision with a Spring (8.01X, Fall 2002)
For inelastic collision, finding initial and final velocities and pendulum attributes.

8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 6
 Check solution to exam problem 6
Impulse for a Bouncing Ball (8.01X, Fall 2002)
6part 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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 12
 Check solution to exam problem 12
Center of Mass Reference Frame
Elastic collision of two rolling carts with respect to reference frame moving with the center of mass.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 1a
 Check solution to exam problem 1a
Exploding Puck
Conservation of momentum of an exploding puck.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 2
 Check solution to exam problem 2
Conservation of Energy and Momentum
Collision of a body with another body connected to a spring.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam Problem B2
 Check solution to exam Problem B2
Block and Spring
Inelastic collision involving an oscillating mass attached to a spring.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete exam problem 1c
 Check solution to exam problem 1c