Posted by help! on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 8:00pm.
Suppose that highspeed stroboscopic photographs show that the 200g head of a golf club travels at 51 m/s just before it strikes a 50g golf ball initially at rest on a tee.
If the club head slows to at 36 m/s (in the same direction) after the collision,
what is the speed of the golf ball just after impact, and
what fraction of the original kinetic energy of the club head was lost to thermal energy? Assume that the mass of the club is concentrated mostly in the head.

Physics  y, Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:33pm
10.5