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Name: Inelastic Collisions in One Dimension
ID: m42164
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define inelastic collision.
  • Explain perfectly inelastic collision.
  • Apply an understanding of collisions to sports.
  • Determine recoil velocity and loss in kinetic energy given mass and initial velocity.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Collisions conservation of momentum, Inelastic collision, Internal kinetic energy, Momentum, Perfectly inelastic
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Dec 21, 2011 1:35 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 20, 2012 9:49 am -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.7 Oct 21, 2013 1:37 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
fixed errata

Version: 1.6 Sep 9, 2013 9:07 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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fixed solutions

Version: 1.5 May 16, 2013 3:00 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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fixed erratum v1 to v2

Version: 1.4 Jun 20, 2012 9:49 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer Currently viewing this version.
Changes:
post W&N QA

Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 1:38 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Review changes

Version: 1.2 Jun 13, 2012 9:47 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Dec 28, 2011 2:36 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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