Problem: An estimated force vs. time curve for a baseball struck by a bat is shown in the figure below.(a) From the curve, determine the impulse delivered to the ball.(b) From the curve, determine the average force exerted on the ball.

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(a) Impulse:

I=Ft

Therefore, the impulse is the area under the curve:

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An estimated force vs. time curve for a baseball struck by a bat is shown in the figure below.

(a) From the curve, determine the impulse delivered to the ball.

(b) From the curve, determine the average force exerted on the ball.


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