Halliday, Resnick and Walker FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS 6/e
Chapter Ten: Collisions

Elastic Collisions

by Professor Mark Sutherland, University of Toronto.


Control the ratio of initial to final velocity in a collision between two equal and elastic point masses. Displacement is plotted in both the target rest and center of mass frames.

Professor Sutherland has a collection of physics applets and tutorials at fun@learning.physics.

Comments, corrections and suggestions to Dan MacIsaac

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