A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 4 years ago
The 4 kg head of a sledgehammer is moving at 6 m/s when it strikes a spike driving it into a log. The duration of the impact is 2 ms. Find the time average of the impact force.
anonymous
 4 years ago
The 4 kg head of a sledgehammer is moving at 6 m/s when it strikes a spike driving it into a log. The duration of the impact is 2 ms. Find the time average of the impact force.

This Question is Open

UnkleRhaukus
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0impulse is the change in momentum

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, but where does impulse come here?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's basic newton's second law. \[F=\frac{m(vu)}{t}\] You know m, v (=0), u and t.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you mean by time average of impact force?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@rajathsbhat you have given the way to find the force, but that is not what they are asking here.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm i just noticed that.....i'm not too sure of what means though...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please help, this sum has been frustrating me for hours .... don't even know what it means ...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0perhaps it's simply F/t?
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.