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This page contains a set of problems that supplement Chapter 2 on the Momentum Principle, in the introductory textbook Matter and Interactions by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood. Topics include impulse, applying the Momentum Principle, conservation of momentum, and collisions. The author integrates modern physics with problems related to the impulse required to accelerate a proton and Rutherford scattering.  Each problem can be viewed separately, with solutions, or downloaded as a pdf file.

The site includes videos showing solutions to many of the problems. These can be followed with RSS or as podcasts from iTunes. Instructors are encouraged to submit their own problems and solutions to the web site. Problems must be submitted in LaTeX format; the web site provides ample support for this process.

SEE RELATED ITEMS ON THIS PAGE to link to an article discussing the Matter and Interactions approach in detail.
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Classical Mechanics
- Linear Momentum
= Collisions in One Dimension
= Conservation of Linear Momentum
= Impulse
- Motion in One Dimension
- Newton's Second Law
Modern Physics
- Atomic Physics
= Atomic Models
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Rutherford scattering, collision, force, impulse, momentum
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Titus, A. (2009, July 9). Matter & Interactions Practice Problems: The Momentum Principle: Impulse and Momentum Change. Retrieved December 18, 2014, from http://linus.highpoint.edu/~atitus/mandi/index.php?dcsid=1200
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Titus, Aaron. Matter & Interactions Practice Problems: The Momentum Principle: Impulse and Momentum Change. July 9, 2009. http://linus.highpoint.edu/~atitus/mandi/index.php?dcsid=1200 (accessed 18 December 2014).
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Titus, Aaron. Matter & Interactions Practice Problems: The Momentum Principle: Impulse and Momentum Change. 2009. 9 July 2009. 18 Dec. 2014 <http://linus.highpoint.edu/~atitus/mandi/index.php?dcsid=1200>.
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Matter & Interactions Practice Problems: The Momentum Principle: Impulse and Momentum Change:

Is Based On http://www.matterandinteractions.org/Content/Articles/AJP-mechanics.pdf

American Journal of Physics article which discusses the pedagogy behind the Matter and Interactions curriculum, authored by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood.  May be freely downloaded in pdf format.

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