Conservation of Momentum
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.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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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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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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Power and Momentum
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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Newton's First Law
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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Newton's Second Law
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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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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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.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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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 1–1
Kinetic Energy and Impulse
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 3
Momentum and Stopping Force
Distance needed to stop a pingpong 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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 4
Momentum of Isolated Systems
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
Course Material Related to This Topic:
 Complete practice problem 4–8
Impulse and Momentum

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.
 Complete practice problem 3
 Check solution to practice problem 3
Force acting on the ankle of a person jumping to the ground from a height.
 Complete practice problem 1
 Check solution to practice problem 1
Motion of a superball bouncing on a table.
 Complete exam problem B1
 Check solution to exam problem B1
Impulse for a Bouncing Ball
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
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 Complete exam problem 12
 Check solution to exam problem 12