The Graphical Method for Decision of Restitution Coefficient and Its Applications


In this paper we present a graphical method for decision of restitution coefficient based on ODE. To simulate and illustrate our proposed method and efficient characteristics that demonstrate for two colliding bodies we used MatLab. In simulation to approach to the real case we used an assumption of additional virtual body’s position and velocity for characterizing material of the body which is involved to express the restitution coefficient. The graphic animation program is developed based on ODE for the computer simulation of the proposed graphical method. Additionally, we determined this new characteristic for some sport game balls such as basketball, volleyball, etc.

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T. Khurelbaatar, D. Enkhzul, T. Amartuvshin and B. Sukhbat, "The Graphical Method for Decision of Restitution Coefficient and Its Applications," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 6, 2012, pp. 429-435. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2012.56049.

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