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Force due to momentum transfer

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Hail bounces off the roof of the car with a velocity of +15 m/s. Ignoring the weight of the hailstones, what is the force exerted by the hail on the roof.

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Let's assume that the hailstones reflect off the roof elastically, so that the change in vertical velocity is 30 meters/second. Suppose that during the hailstorm the mass flux of the hail is J.

J is the mass per square meter per second that is raining down. If the ...

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