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#1 2008-10-01 08:01:52

Daniel123
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Quite a nice mechanics problem

[Taken from Heinemann Modular Mathematics: Mechanics 2 ]

A small smooth ball bearing falls from rest at a height H above a smooth horizontal plane. The coefficient of restitution between the ball bearing and the plane is e (e<1). Show that the total distance travelled by the ball bearing before coming to rest is:

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#2 2008-10-01 08:45:31

luca-deltodesco
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Re: Quite a nice mechanics problem

nice smile


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