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Deformation force - Oct 29, 2004 at 3:59AM
Fresher
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Can someone please help me out on the below problem?

PROBLEM: How do we find out the force exerted by A on B ?
                Will the calculation vary if Body B does not
                deform?
SITUATION:
Body A hits body B causing a deformation of body B. Assume
B is a cuboid.
Known values:
1) Mass of body A
2) Mass of body B
3) Velocity before impact of body A
4) Velocity before impactof body B
5) Dimensions of the B before and after impact (for simplicity
    sake, let's assume that B has reduced in length by x
    meters and there is no other change in the dimension)
6) Assume that both body A & B come to rest after impact.

Thanks in Advance.


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Re: Deformation force   (Dave - Oct 29, 2004 at 9:44AM)
Re: Re: Deformation force   (Fresher - Nov 3, 2004 at 7:52AM)
Re: Re: Re: Deformation f...   (Dave - Nov 3, 2004 at 11:18AM)
Re: Deformation force   (Fresher - Nov 5, 2004 at 8:12AM)
Re: Re: Deformation force   (Dave - Nov 5, 2004 at 9:31AM)
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