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anonymous
 4 years ago
What is a perfectly inelastic collision?
anonymous
 4 years ago
What is a perfectly inelastic collision?

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JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In a perfectly inelastic collision, the two particles colliding stick together after the collision: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inelastic_collision#Perfectly_inelastic_collision

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would two moving cars that run into each other and stick and are still moving be inelastic?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, as per the graphic in the wikipedia article.

AravindG
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u see i throw mud at the wall the mud sticks on the wall hw is momentum conserved in this collision?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would it be perfectly inelastic?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Momentum is conserved. It's just the the mass of the object being hitthe wall, the building, the earth on which the earth is builtis so very large that you don't observe it moving in response the the mud. Yes, it would be perfectly inelastic.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my worksheet says that it cant be perfectly inelastic

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Which scenario: the cars or the mud?

AravindG
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u mean that m is very large so v is negligible??

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It says why cant perfectly inelastic be shown on this website http://www.walterfendt.de/ph14e/collision.htm

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If the two cars collide and after the collision stick together and have the same velocity, then even by the link you've just given, the collision is perfectly inelastic: "After a perfectly inelastic collision, however, both bodies have the same velocity; the sum of their kinetic energies is reduced, compared with the initial value, because a part of it has changed into internal energy (warming up)."

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Heres the question: In class we learned that there are 3 kinds of collisions: Elastic, Inelastic, and Perfectly Inelastic. Which types were demonstrated here? Why was the third type not able to be demonstrated with this website?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Inelastic and Elastic were shown on there

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That java plug in is not working for me, so I can't answer "Why was [perfectly inelastic] not able to be demonstrated?" as I can't see what it's doing or what inputs it is asking for.

AravindG
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0james can u help in my question

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0get off my question if your not going to help me. thanks Arav

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Brent. After looking at your website, I observe that elastic and perfectly inelastic are being shown. Perfectly inelastic collisions means the object stick together. Imperfect inelastic collions do not stick together, yet kinetic energy is destroyed, unlike in elastic collisions where kinetic energy is conserved.
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