Orders of magnitude (momentum)

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The following table lists various orders of magnitude for momentum.

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Factor (N s) Value Item
100 5.83 N s A fast baseball pitched in the major league.[1][2]
6.52 N s Planck momentum, the unit of momentum in the system of Planck units
101 95 N s An average person walking at an average walking speed
104 27000 N s A small car on a city street[3]
108 1.1×108 N s A cruising Boeing 747, with passengers and baggage.[4][5]
1029 1.78×1029 N s Momentum of the Earth[6][7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Christina Lee, "Mass of a Baseball", The Physics Factbook, 1999. Retrieved 2018-07-04
  2. ^ Anna Ostrovskaya, "Speed of the Fastest Pitched Baseball", The Physics Factbook, 2007. Retrieved 2018-07-04
  3. ^ Yana Zorina, "Mass of a Car", The Physics Factbook, 2000. Retrieved 2018-05-24
  4. ^ The Editors of Publications International, Ltd. "Boeing 747 Specifications" 18 October 2007. HowStuffWorks.com. Boeing 747 Specifications. Retrieved 2018-07-08
  5. ^ John Cox, Ask the Captain: Boeing 747 is still the fastest passenger plane, USA Today, 2016. Retrieved 2018-07-08
  6. ^ Fraser Cain, "Earth's Mass", Universe Today, December 9, 2009. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  7. ^ Rhett Herman, "How Fast is the Earth Moving?", Scientific American. Retrieved 2018-05-24

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