Impact force and collision time

To inject a given quantity of motion (momentum) into an object by impact, the force required is inversely proportional to the time of application.

Velocity maximization

In this simulation, the force applied by the machine is constant. To maximize the velocity, the contact time must be increased by dragging the ball to the left. What does the area of the graph below represent?

Impulse laboratory

General Physics

Pre-University Physics


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