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published by the University of New South Wales
written by Joe Wolfe
This web page provides a multimedia introduction to momentum and collisions.  It includes topics such as mass and velocity, momentum conservation, forces, vectors, and examples of elastic and inelastic collisions.  Short video clips are integrated with text to promote understanding of important concepts.  

This tutorial is part of the PhysClip collection of web-based resources on introductory mechanics, electricity, and magnetism.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Linear Momentum
= Collisions in One Dimension
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Illustration
= Image/Image Set
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
- application/flash
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2006 School of Physics, University of New South Wales, Australia
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Australia License.
Keywords: collision, conservation of momentum, elastic collision, force, inelastic collision, momentum , multimedia, newton's laws
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created March 12, 2009 by Alea Smith
Record Updated: Mar 16, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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January 23, 2008
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AIP Format
J. Wolfe, (University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2006), WWW Document, (http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/momentum.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
J. Wolfe, Physclips: Momentum and collisions - Background material, (University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2006), <http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/momentum.html>.
APA Format
Wolfe, J. (2008, January 23). Physclips: Momentum and collisions - Background material. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from University of New South Wales: http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/momentum.html
Chicago Format
Wolfe, Joe. Physclips: Momentum and collisions - Background material. Sydney: University of New South Wales, January 23, 2008. http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/momentum.html (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
Wolfe, Joe. Physclips: Momentum and collisions - Background material. Sydney: University of New South Wales, 2006. 23 Jan. 2008. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/momentum.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Joe Wolfe", Title = {Physclips: Momentum and collisions - Background material}, Publisher = {University of New South Wales}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {25 October 2014}, Month = {January 23, 2008}, Year = {2006} }
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