FHSST Physics/Collisions and Explosions/Summary

< FHSST Physics‎ | Collisions and Explosions
The Free High School Science Texts: A Textbook for High School Students Studying Physics
Main Page - << Previous Chapter (Work and Energy) - Next Chapter (Newtonian Gravitation) >>
Collisions and Explosions
Tiny, Violent Collisions - Types of Collisions - Explosions - Energy and Heat - Important Equations and Quantities

Important Equations and QuantitiesEdit

Table 8.1: Units commonly used in Collisions and Explosions
Quantity Symbol Unit SI base units Direction
velocity   --   or   yes
momentum   --   or   yes
energy E J   or   no




Kinetic energy: