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One Dimension Elastic Collisions

The following Applets allow the visualization  of both Elastic and Inelastic Collisions.

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In all collisions, the linear momentum is conserved. In addition, elastic collisions conserve mechanical energy. In most cases of elastic collisions, the mechanical energy is just the kinetic energy. Therefore, elastic collisions  conserve both the kinetic energy and the linear momentum.

 

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by Luis F. Sez, Ph. D.    Comments and Suggestions: LSaez@dallaswinwin.com
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by Luis F. Sez, Ph. D.    Comments and Suggestions: LSaez@dallaswinwin.com