impulsive force

impulsive force

[im′pəl·siv ′fȯrs]
(mechanics)
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It is an impossible supposition," said the practical Barbicane; "unless that impulsive force had failed; but even then its speed would diminish by degrees, and it would not have stopped suddenly.
Such injuries could be caused by a direct hit anywhere in the body if it transmits an impulsive force to the head.
The model is based on the description of the antenna as a forced-damped oscillator attached to a set of active threads (groups of scolopidia) that provide an impulsive force when they twitch.
This model permits analytical definition of the law of motion x(t), the change of the velocity v(t) and impulsive force F(t) during the impact [8]:
Impulsive forces are a response to the deformations, arising near the contact area and propagating in the bodies.
The meter has to apply an impulsive force to the surface whose going is to be defined.
Badly Drawn Boy is known as a volatile and impulsive force when it comes to live performance.
Also included are chapters on stability of motion, impulsive forces, and the Gibbs-Appell equation.
The towers situated in tsunami prone areas were affected by the impact created impulsive forces to tower and those towers were failed and collapsed.