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Does a moving object have impulse?


Question asked by: ali shah

Asked on: 12 May 2008

Yes, as this is the product of force and time.

A moving object is subject to force otherwise it would be at rest, and it is moving through time, therefore it does have impulse.

Not sure this is right by the way but that's my limited understanding, physics not my strong point though!

By: knowitall
Replied at: 21 Aug 2008
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The answer is No!Moving objects have momentum, not impulse. Momentum = Mass of Object x Speed of Object Impulse = Force Applied to Object x Time of Contact Impulse = Change in Momentum (Impulse causes an object's momentum to change.)
By: aviesss

Date of comment: Tue, May 10th 2011

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