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 Momentum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In general the momentum of an object can be conceptually thought of as the tendency for an object to continue to move in its direction of travel.
Conservation of momentum is a consequence of the homogeneity of space.
Momentum is conserved in an electrodynamic system (it may change from momentum in the fields to mechanical momentum of moving parts).
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 Angular Momentum Encyclopedia @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Angular momentum can also be calculated by multiplying the square of the displacement r, the mass of the particle and the angular velocity.
Constant angular momentum is extremely useful when dealing with the orbits of planets and satellites, and also when analyzing the Bohr model of the atom.
As angular momentum is constant in the absence of external torques, the angular velocity (rotational speed) of the skater has to increase.
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Momentum is a physics term; it refers to the quantity of motion that an object has.
In terms of an equation, the momentum of an object is equal to the mass of the object times the velocity of the object.
The direction of the momentum vector is the same as the direction of the velocity of the ball.
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 Conservation of Momentum
The conservation of momentum is a fundamental concept of physics along with the conservation of energy and the conservation of mass.
Momentum is defined to be the mass of an object multiplied by the velocity of the object.
Dealing with momentum is more difficult than dealing with mass and energy because momentum is a vector quantity having both a magnitude and a direction.
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 Interactive Physics: Momentum
Momentum can only be changed by changing the object's velocity or its mass.
Momentum depends on two thing, mass and velocity, but both have set masses, so it's up to you to change the velocities.
If the difference is positive, then the Rams player had more momentum, etc. Then I just divided the new momentum by the combined mass of the two players (since one is holding on to the other).
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 The Physics Classroom
Momentum can be defined as "mass in motion." All objects have mass; so if an object is moving, then it has momentum - it has its mass in motion.
It is not enough to say that the ball has 10 kg*m/s of momentum; the momentum of the ball is not fully described until information about its direction is given.
Objects at rest do not have momentum - they do not have any "mass in motion." Both variables - mass and velocity - are important in comparing the momentum of two objects.
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 Define momentum - a definition from Whatis.com
Momentum is a vector quantity that is the product of the mass and the velocity of an object or particle.
The direction of a momentum vector can be expressed in various ways, depending on the number of dimensions involved, and is the same as the direction of the velocity vector.
Momentum, like velocity, can be expressed either as an average over a period of time or as an instantaneous value at a single moment in time.
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 Momentum at Trade10.com- The science of trading market momentum for stocks, options, futures and bonds.
When the trend in momentum reverses but price trend does not reverse, a divergence is said to have occurred and warns of a potential reversal of the price trend.
When the trend in momentum reverses price does not always follow and so it is necessary when looking for a reversal of the price trend to wait for confirmation even if a reversal of momentum warns that price may reverse.
Momentum Indicators have interpretive characteristics that are specific to each indicator but they share a few common methods of interpretation.
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 Momentum - Technical Analysis
When an uptrending momentum line begins to flatten out it means that the new gains being achieved by the latest closing prices are the same as the gains 10 days earlier.
If loss of momentum is experienced in a market at the same time as selling resistance is met or when buying power is temporarily exhausted, momentum and price peak simultaneously.
Momentum is a basic application of oscillator analysis, designedto measure the rate of price change, not the actual price level.
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 Momentum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The size of the momentum is equal to the mass of the object multiplied by the size of the object's velocity.
The direction of the momentum is the same as the direction of the object's velocity.
One object might change momentum, say losing some momentum, as another object changes momentum in an opposite manner, picking up the momentum that was lost by the first.
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 Momentum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The momentum of a system is the vector sum of the momenta of the objects which make up the system.
If the system is an isolated system, then the momentum of the system is a constant of the motion and subject to the principle of conservation of momentum.
The basic definition of momentum applies even at relativistic velocities but then the mass is taken to be the relativistic mass.
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/mom.html   (144 words)

  Physically, momentum is a measurement of an object's tendency to continue in motion at a constant velocity.
when the vector sum of the external forces acting on a system is zero, the total linear momentum of the system remains constant, even though the distribution of momentum in the system might be different.
The relation between the conservation of linear momentum and the conservation of energy is stronger than it first appears.
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 Agilent | Momentum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Physically, momentum is a measurement of an object's tendency to continue in motion at a constant velocity.
Physically, it can be stated as when the vector sum of the external forces acting on a system is zero, the total linear momentum of the system remains constant, even though the distribution of momentum in the system might be different.
Assume that there is no friction, that the balls have a mass of 0.025 kg, and the cue ball has a final speed of 1.5 m/sec at an angle of 30 degrees from its original path.
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 Relativistic Momentum
which is the ordinary definition of momentum with the mass replaced by the relativistic mass.
In the above calculations, one of the ways of expressing mass and momentum is in terms of electron volts.
It is typical in high energy physics, where relativistic quantities are encountered, to make use of the Einstein relationship to relate mass and momentum to energy.
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 Conservation of Angular Momentum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A crucial ingredient in the nebular hypothesis is the conservation of angular momentum.
As the adjacent figure illustrates the magnitude of the angular momentum in this case is L = mvr, where L is the angular momentum, m is the mass of the small object, v is the magnitude of its velocity, and r is the separation between the objects.
Thus, conservation of angular momentum demands that a decrease in the separation r be accompanied by an increase in the velocity v, and vice versa.
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 Unit I: Chapter 7: Learning Links
Learn about momentum by reading this online tutorial from The Physics Classroom, then test your knowledge using the self-check quiz.
This lesson from The Physics Classroom investigate the physics of collisions and rebounding.
Find out how the conservation of momentum is applied to collisions between two objects in this interactive tutorial from The Physics Classroom.
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