Differences Between Momentum & Inertia?

Answer The concepts of inertia and momentum describe the effect motion has on anything with mass. Inertia is a basic physical property of all matter. Momentum describes how that matter acts when it is in ... Read More »

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What does inertia have to do with orbit?

Inertia describes a moving body's resistance to change in direction or speed. The Earth's gravity constantly pulls at the moon, or it would move in a straight line rather than orbit the Earth. Grav... Read More »

How to Build Momentum?

Be like a snowflake. Join a flurry. Strategically fall into a slight clump and start rolling down the hill. Hence the beginning of the momentum... avalanche!If you could be a snowflake, momentum wo... Read More »

How to Create Momentum?

Momentum is a property of all matter in motion and is used to describe how much power or force an object has while it's moving. Algebraically, momentum is the velocity of an object multiplied by it... Read More »

How to Reset an Inertia Switch?

A fuel inertia switch is also known as a fuel cut-off switch. The inertia switch is designed to cut off the fuel supply to the engine. Once the inertia switch senses a heavy vibration or abnormal v... Read More »