Coefficient of restitution

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Database table reconstruction_impact
Database variable name Coefficient_of_restitution
Introduction date 2009-07-01
Expiration date Still active

Short description

Measure of energy loss; expressed by the ratio of separation speed and closing speed between the collsion partners.


Decimal number between 0-1.


The coefficient of restitution is defined as the ratio of the separation speed and the closing speed of the collision partners. The value is always between 0 (full plasic collision) and one (full elastic collision).

Short description

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