Question: 9 a 1600 kg van travelling west at 4 ms1...
9. A 1600 kg van travelling west at 4 ms–1 collides with a 1200 kg car travelling east at 9 ms–1 . The vehicles lock together.
a) Find the speed and direction of the tangled wreck immediately after the collision? 3 marks
b) The collision occurs in 0.5 s. Determine the average force of the 1600 kg van on the 1200 kg vehicle. 3 marks
c) What is the impulse on the 1200 kg vehicle due to the collision? 3 marks