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  1. Linear momentum is a vector quantity, since it has a direction as well as a magnitude. (Web site)
  2. Linear momentum is the product of mass and velocity. (Web site)
  3. Linear momentum is the quantity obtained by multiplying the mass of a body by its linear speed. (Web site)
  4. Linear momentum is defined as the product of an object's mass and its velocity. (Web site)
  5. Linear momentum is conserved if no external forces act on the system of particles. (Web site)

Final Momentum

  1. The important fact that the conservation of linear momentum tells us is that, whatever else happens to the rocket ship, its final momentum will also be 0. (Web site)


  1. The conservation of linear momentum is reflected both in the recoil of a rifle and in the propulsion of a rocket through space. (Web site)


  1. We show how the conservation of linear momentum is fundamental to the description of angular distributions in preequilibrium nuclear reactions. (Web site)
  2. We show that under these conditions both, the total linear momentum and the total angular momentum are preserved.


  1. If there is no net force acting on the system, the total linear momentum is conserved and vice versa. (Web site)
  2. For example, if the Lagrangian is independent of the location of the origin then the system will preserve (or conserve) linear momentum. (Web site)

Uncertainty Principle

  1. The most familiar form of the uncertainty principle relates the uncertainties in position and linear momentum. (Web site)

Angular Momentum

  1. Relationship between force F, torque τ, linear momentum p, and angular momentum L in a system which has rotation constrained in one plane only.
  2. Moment of linear momentum or angular momentum about a fixed point O of a particle. (Web site)
  3. We use Euler method for ODE solver to calculate position, quaternion, linear momentum, and angular momentum. (Web site)

Forward Momentum

  1. Once again, the upward or forward momentum is exactly the same as the downward or backward momentum, and linear momentum is conserved. (Web site)

Angular Velocity

  1. The concepts are similar, but must now concern angular momentum and angular velocity instead of linear momentum and linear velocity. (Web site)


  1. Among the properties conserved are energy, linear momentum, angular momentum, and electrical charge. (Web site)

Conserved Quantities

  1. The total linear momentum and the total angular momentum (both vectors) of an isolated system are also conserved quantities. (Web site)


  1. While a photon does not have mass, it does have linear momentum.
  2. The linear momentum of an object at a perpendicular distance to the center of mass of a system carries angular momentum. (Web site)
  3. The center of total mass is at position 0, and the total linear momentum (impulse) is the null vector.


  1. The term (mv 2 - mv 1) equals the change in linear momentum of this mass during a collision. (Web site)
  2. We know that rate of change of linear momentum is equal to the applied force. (Web site)


  1. Torque is the time- derivative of angular momentum, just as force is the time derivative of linear momentum. (Web site)

Rotational Motion

  1. Thus angular momentum plays same role in rotational motion as played by linear momentum in translational motion. (Web site)


  1. There is no restriction on the way the particles are connected when we speak of linear momentum. (Web site)


  1. The linear momentum of a system of particles is the vector sum of the momenta of all the individual objects in the system.

External Force

  1. The principle that the linear momentum of a system (in Newtonian mechanics, mass times velocity) remains the same as long as no external force acts. (Web site)

External Forces

  1. Then, sum of external forces equals time rate of change of total linear momentum. (Web site)


  1. Energy, linear momentum, angular momentum, and electric charge are conserved. (Web site)
  2. In the same way that linear momentum is always conserved when there is no net force acting, angular momentum is conserved when there is no net torque. (Web site)
  3. Combining Newton's second and third laws, it is possible to show that the linear momentum of a system is conserved. (Web site)

Conservation Laws

  1. For interactions between black holes and normal matter, the conservation laws of mass-energy, electric charge, linear momentum, and angular momentum, hold.
  2. Both angular and linear momentum abide by what are known as conservation laws. (Web site)


  1. These three symmetries can be shown to imply the laws of conservation of linear momentum, angular momentum, and energy, respectively. (Web site)
  2. Conservation of energy and linear momentum forbid the creation of only one photon. (Web site)
  3. The principal of conservation applies to angular as well as to linear momentum. (Web site)


  1. In physics, angular momentum intuitively measures how much the linear momentum is directed around a certain point called the origin; the moment of momentum.
  2. Momentum is sometimes referred to as linear momentum to distinguish it from the related subject of angular momentum.
  3. The motion of the molecules gives the molecules a linear momentum and the fluid pressure is a measure of this momentum.

Vector Quantity

  1. It should be noted that linear momentum is a vector quantity, the momentum being in the same direction as V. (Web site)
  2. One of the nonintuitive aspects of angular momentum is that is it a vector quantity, just as linear momentum is.


  1. A spinning object has angular momentum; an object traveling with a velocity has linear momentum. (Web site)

Position Vector

  1. The vector product of the position vector (from a reference point) and the linear momentum of a particle. (Web site)
  2. Mathematically, angular momentum is the cross-product of position vector and the linear momentum, both measured in an inertial frame of reference. (Web site)
  3. Angular momentum is the cross product of the position vector r and the linear momentum p. (Web site)

Linear Momentum

  1. Example: In a closed system, the charge, mass, total energy, linear momentum and angular momentum of the system are conserved.
  2. The linear momentum, or simply momentum, of a particle is equal to the product of its mass and velocity. (Web site)
  3. Conserved quantities in classical physics include mass, energy, linear momentum, and angular momentum. (Web site)


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