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Description

In chapter 7, students are introduced to the concepts of center of mass, the impulse-momentum theorem, and conservation of energy. This is done by considering a binary star system, mass-spring system, and scattering in the Rutherford Experiment. Exercises are suggested.

Publication Date

2019

Keywords

Center of Mass, Conservation of Energy, Binary Stars, Rutherford Experiment, Mass on a Spring

Disciplines

Astrophysics and Astronomy | Curriculum and Instruction | Numerical Analysis and Computation | Physics | Science and Mathematics Education

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© 2019 W.A. Morgan and L.Q. English, Carlisle, PA 17013
All Rights Reserved.
https://scholar.dickinson.edu/vpythonphysics/

07 Conservation of Momentum and Energy
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