Momentum and Force is a part of the VCE Specialist Maths topic Mechanics and subtopic Basics of Newtonian Mechanics. This post looks at the relationship between the momentum of an object and the force applied. The following definitions are also important:
- Momentum: the quality of an object that has mass which also has a velocity. The amount of momentum is dependent on the objects mass, and the objects velocity.
- Force: a push or a pull on an object that results from an interaction with another object. Force can be calculated by multiplying acceleration and mass.
How is Momentum Related to Force?
This video looks at defining force and momentum in the context of motion.
Watch the next video to learn about the relationship between force and momentum. The video also looks at the derivation of the equation, and some worked examples.
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