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Author: sluggishh
Time: 03/29/03 20:11 PST
This is a reply to message no. 10897 by rolschwarz
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collision problem...
hi rolschwarz...
Hmm..I've thought about dividing the change in momentum by the time of contact as well. But the problem is I do not know how long the collision takes. Hence, if I were to assume a time (matter of milliseconds I'm sure), I'd end up with an enormous force wouldn't I? It might be overkill if I were to choose a certain diameter of the piston rod based on this force.
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