Physics 101- Introduction to Mechanics
April 8- Center of Mass & Conservation of Momentum

 

 

 

 
 

 

  Conservation of "Momentum"
 

All three ideas are equivalent- 

  • Conservation of momentum
  • Newtonís Second Law
  • Center of mass motion

Also, what is the transfer of momentum?  Recall that the transfer of energy was work which was related to forces and displacements.
 
 
 

 

 

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Jeff Phillips
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Loyola Marymount University
Spring 2002