# conservation of momentum

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### the principle that the total linear momentum in a closed system is constant and is not affected by processes occurring inside the system

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The law of conservation of momentum asserts, for example, that when a spacecraft is passing by a planet, it will gain momentum as much as the planet will lose momentum.
after collision], is velocity after contact, calculated from conservation of momentum.
The conservation of momentum equation includes the gravitational and pressure forces that are considered in the CONTAM model but also adds frictional forces, buoyancy forces, and forces due to changes in momentum that are absent in the CONTAM model.
Conservation of momentum is based on application of Newton's Second law to a fluid element, which yields a vector equation, which is also called Navier-Stokes Equation.
Also a primer on basic physics, the book introduces such topics as Newton's laws, the conservation of momentum and energy, circular motion, thermodynamics, and quantum mechanics.
Three principles can be applied to a fluid flowing in a system: conservation of mass, conservation of momentum and conservation of energy.
When the car stops moving very suddenly on contact with a concrete pillar, those not strapped in inside get an effective, and fatal, lesson in the conservation of momentum.
Venant system of governing equations, based on conservation of mass and conservation of momentum for unsteady flow in a nonprismatic channel of arbitrary cross section, can expressed in vector form reads:
Using motion and shallow water equations which involve the conservation of momentum and mass the height of the ocean water expected was calculated for a hurricane of each intensity.
When the thickness of a flow field is small compared to other dimensions and the flow is nearly parallel, the conservation of momentum equations simplify into a single equation with pressure P as the unknown.
Continuity and the conservation of momentum and energy equations form the basis of these algorithms.
The law of conservation of momentum says that its momentum at different times is constant.
The conservation of momentum - that a moving object will continue moving at the same speed and in the same direction forever until resisted, pushed, deflected, or subjected to friction - has become obvious, but because it couldn't be observed anywhere in the universe until space flight became possible, its becoming obvious required laboratory experiment and intellectual struggle.
This is called the law of conservation of momentum.
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