The velocities of two bodies before and after an elastic collision can be related by a matrix transformation in one and two dimensions. We demonstrate a very simple relation between the one-and two-dimensional collision matrices.
Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Science
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Carter, John H., and Michael Lieber. "Matrix analysis of classical elastic collisions." American Journal of Physics 75, no. 8 (2007): 758-759.
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