# Inelastic Collisions

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Inelastic Collisions### Questions

- In a collision between two objects of identical mass, could the acceleration values be different?
- Is momentum conserved in an elastic collision but not in an inelastic collision?
- What are some examples of a coefficient of restitution?
- Can the coefficient of restitution be negative?
- Does the coefficient of restitution change?
- How do you calculate inelastic collisions?
- How do you calculate the coefficient of restitution?
- When a moving object collides with a stationary object of identical mass, the stationary object encounters the greater collision force. Is that true or false? Why?
- Why is law of conservation of momentum important?
- Why don't inelastic collisions conserve energy?
- What does the law of conservation of momentum mean?
- Why do inelastic collisions conserve momentum?
- Why is the coefficient of restitution important?
- Is the total momentum always conserved between any two objects involved in a collision?
- In a collision, do the two colliding objects have different acceleration values?
- Are the velocity change of two respective objects involved in a collision always equal?
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- Why do inelastic collisions lose energy?
- What is the difference between elastic and inelastic collisions?
- A 2000.-kg limousine moving east at 10.0 m/s collides with a 1000.-kg honda moving west at 26.0 m/s. the collision is completely inelastic an takes place on an icy (frictonless road) ?
- A completely inelastic collision occurs between two balls of wet putty that move directly toward each other along a vertical axis. ?
- N bullets each of mass m are fired with a velocity v m/ s at the rate of n bullets per sec., upon a wall. If the bullets are completely stopped by the wall, the reaction offered by the wall to the bullets is?
- A 1000kg car, travelling east at 30.0m/s, collides with a 3000kg truck, travelling north. After the collision, the vehicles stick together and the combined wreckage moves at 55.0◦ north of east. (a) What is the speed of the truck before the collision?
- What is the main difference between an inelastic and a perfectly inelastic collision?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #2 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #3 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #3 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 1 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #1 kg # and velocity of #2 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #2 kg # and velocity of #2 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #1 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #2 kg # and velocity of #6 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #1 kg# and velocity of #- 3 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #1 kg # and velocity of #6 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #1 kg# and velocity of #- 3 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #1 kg # and velocity of #5 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #3 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #3 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 7 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #4 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 7 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #1 kg # and velocity of #4 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 7 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #2 kg # and velocity of #4 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 6 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #3 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 1 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4# #kg# and velocity of #5# #ms^-1# collides with a second ball with a mass of #6# #kg# and velocity of #-1# #ms^-1#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #2 kg # and velocity of #8 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #6 kg# and velocity of #- 1 m/s#. If #20%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #2 kg # and velocity of #8 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #4 kg# and velocity of #- 1 m/s#. If #15%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #6# #kg # and velocity of #7# #ms^-1# collides with a second ball with a mass of #4# #kg# and velocity of #- 8# #ms^-1#. If #15%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #7 kg # and velocity of #4 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 6 m/s#. If #15%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #4 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 1 m/s#. If #15%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 8 m/s#. If #25%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #3# #kg # and velocity of #1 # #ms^-1# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5# #kg# and velocity of #- 8# #ms^-1#. If #25%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #3 kg # and velocity of #5 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #7 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #25%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #3 kg # and velocity of #5 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #7 kg# and velocity of #- 1 m/s#. If #25%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #6 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #7 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #25%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #6 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #7 kg# and velocity of #- 1 m/s#. If #25%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #9 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #5 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #9 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #2# #kg # and velocity of #5# # ms^-1# collides with a second ball with a mass of #7# #kg# and velocity of #- 4# #ms^-1#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #2 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #7 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #5 kg # and velocity of #6 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #5 kg # and velocity of #6 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 7 m/s#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4# #kg # and velocity of #6# #ms^(-1)# collides with a second ball with a mass of #8# #kg# and velocity of #- 2# #ms^(-1)#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #1 kg # and velocity of #7 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #6 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #3 kg # and velocity of #7 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #40%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #3 kg # and velocity of #7 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #10%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #6 kg # and velocity of #8 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #5 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #10%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #5 kg # and velocity of #8 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 6 m/s#. If #10%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #5 kg # and velocity of #2 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 5 m/s#. If #10%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #9 kg # and velocity of #2 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 5 m/s#. If #10%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #6 kg# and velocity of #- 5 m/s#. If #10%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #6 kg# and velocity of #- 8 m/s#. If #10%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #3 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 8 m/s#. If #10%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #3 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 1 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 5 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #7 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #2 kg# and velocity of #- 5 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #7 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #6 kg# and velocity of #- 5 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #7 kg # and velocity of #2 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #6 kg# and velocity of #- 3 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #5 kg # and velocity of #2 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #6 kg# and velocity of #- 3 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #5 kg # and velocity of #2 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #8 kg# and velocity of #- 3 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #6 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #4 kg# and velocity of #- 7 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #6# #kg # and velocity of #4# #ms^-1# collides with a second ball with a mass of #4# #kg# and velocity of #- 5# #ms^-1#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #6# #kg # and velocity of #4# #ms^-1# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3# #kg# and velocity of #-5# #ms^-1#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #6 kg # and velocity of #4 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #1 kg # and velocity of #3 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 4 m/s#. If #75%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #6 kg # and velocity of #5 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #3 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #50%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #6 kg # and velocity of #5 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #1 kg# and velocity of #- 7 m/s#. If #50%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #3 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #4 kg# and velocity of #- 7 m/s#. If #50%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #3 kg # and velocity of #1 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #4 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #80%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #3 kg # and velocity of #9 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #7 kg# and velocity of #- 2 m/s#. If #80%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
- A ball with a mass of #4 kg # and velocity of #9 m/s# collides with a second ball with a mass of #7 kg# and velocity of #- 5 m/s#. If #80%# of the kinetic energy is lost, what are the final velocities of the balls?
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- A hockey player of mass 50kg runs at 20 m/s toward another player of 40kg, moving at -10 m/s. They collide. What are the final velocities of the players?
- Momentum: 1D collisions A car has a mass of 1850kg. A truck was travelling at 65.1km/hr just before impacting the stationary car from directly behind. After the car and truck lock together, they travelled at 26.2km/hr. The mass of the truck is?
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- A large 700 kg truck is driving with a speed of 20 m/s when it collides with a 300 kg car which is not moving. The two stick together. After the collision will the car and truck will have a speed Less than, Greater than. or Equal to 20 m/s?
- A 13,200 kg. railroad car is traveling at 2.1 m/s when it strikes another 12,950 kg.railroad car that is at rest. If the cars lock together, what is the final speed of the two railroad cars?( answer in m/s round to 2 sig. figs)
- Two identical balls are in contact on a table . A third identical ball strike them symmeritically and come to rest after impact . The coefficient of restitution is? Thanks
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- If an object is mass m with a velocity u collides with a stationary object of mass m, how much kinetic energy is lost?
- A railroad freight car coasts along a level track. It collides and couples with a second car, initially at rest and with brakes released. What percentage of the freight car's initial energy is preserved in the two-coupled cars after collision?
- If #e=(1+klamda)/(k(1-lambda))#, #0<lamda<1/2# and e is the coefficient of restitution, deduce that #k>1#?