## Mechanical Momentum in Physics

Here it is explained quite simply what the mechanical momentum is, how you can calculate and illustrate it.

Introduction to the physics of our everyday life.

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Lesson ## Mechanical Momentum in Physics

Here it is explained quite simply what the mechanical momentum is, how you can calculate and illustrate it.

## Related formulas

Formula ## Mechanical Momentum (Velocity, Mass)

`$$ p ~=~ m \, v $$`## Related Illustrations

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Derivation ## Head-on Elastic Collision and its 4 Special Cases

Derivation of the velocity formula for the elastic head-on collision of two different masses using conservation of momentum and conservation of energy.

## Related formulas

Formula ## Head-on Central Collision (Velocity, Mass)

`$$ v'_2 ~=~ v_1 \, \left( \frac{2m_1}{ m_1 + m_2 } \right) ~+~ v_2 \, \left( \frac{m_2 - m_1}{ m_1 + m_2 } \right) $$` - 3
Lesson ## Horizontal throw: How bodies fall parabolically

Here all important formulas for the horizontal throw are derived and discussed, e.g. throw distance and throw time.

## Related formulas

Formula ## Horizontal throw - parabola (height, velocity, distance)

`$$ y ~=~ -\frac{g}{ 2\,{v_0}^2 } \, x^2 ~+~ y_0 $$`Formula ## Horizontal throw (throw duration, initial height)

`$$ t_{\text d} ~=~ \sqrt{ \frac{2\, y_0}{ g } } $$`Formula ## Horizontal throw (throw distance, initial velocity, initial height)

`$$ w ~=~ v_0 \, \sqrt{ \frac{2\, y_0}{ g } } $$`Formula ## Oblique Throw (Height, Time, Velocity)

`$$ y(t) ~=~ y_0 ~+~ v_{\text y0} \, t ~-~ \frac{1}{2}\,g\,t^2 $$`## Related Illustrations