Impulse

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Classical Mechanics

Impulse, abbreviated as I, is the force applied to an object over time.

 

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Impulse formula

\(\large{ I = F \; \Delta t }\) 
\(\large{ I = m \; \Delta v }\) 

Where:

 Units English Metric
\(\large{ I }\) = impulse \(\large{lbf-sec}\) \(\large{N-s}\)
\(\large{ F }\) = force \(\large{lbf}\) \(\large{\frac{kg-m}{s^2}}\) 
\(\large{ m }\) = mass \(\large{lbm}\) \(\large{kg}\)
\(\large{ \Delta t }\) = time change \(\large{sec}\)  \(\large{s}\)
\(\large{ \Delta v }\) = velocity change \(\large{\frac{ft}{sec}}\)   \(\large{\frac{m}{s}}\)

 

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