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written by Carl Rod Nave
This Hyperphysics webpage, from Georgia State University, provides a short description of impulse, including a discussion of the airplane-duck collision. The alternate analysis of collisions using the work-energy theorem is presented. Also, several images are included as well as links to related topics.
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Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Linear Momentum
= Impulse
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
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