A bird hit the wind screen of a fast moving car and fell on the bonnet. Which of the two, car or the bird, suffers greater change in momentum?

Asked by  | 20th Sep, 2012, 09:55: PM

Expert Answer:

both of them will have same change in momentum regarding the truck is not accelerating and no outer force acts on the system.
its just the force due to change of momentum had more acceleration on bird due to lower mass

Answered by  | 21st Sep, 2012, 10:37: PM

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