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Old 30th June 2005, 02:56 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Jens Nordlunde

Would the effect not be bigger when, like I have done, let the glider pass the point of impact with a few cm?

Hi Jens

Yes, the effect should be increased as there is a rotational kinetic energy that should increase directly proportional to the distance past the point of impact squared (I=mr2).

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