ISBN-10:
1441981128
ISBN-13:
9781441981127
Pub. Date:
03/11/2011
Publisher:
Springer New York
Physics of Baseball & Softball / Edition 1

Physics of Baseball & Softball / Edition 1

by Rod Cross

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441981127
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 03/11/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- 1. Basic Physics.- 2. Bats and Balls.- 3. Ball Trajectories.- 4. Pitching Trajectories.- 5. Pitching Mechanics.- 6. Swinging a Bat.- 7. Contacting the Ball.- 8. Elastic Properties of Balls.- 9. Ball Hysteresis.- 10. Collisions.- 11.Bat Performance.- 12. Bat Vibrations.- 13. The Trampoline Effect.- 14. The Sweet Spot of a Baseball Bat.- 15. Flexible Bat Handles.- 16. Ball Bounce and Spin.- 17. Ball Spin Generated by a Bat.- 18. Bat and Ball Projects.- Conversion Factors.

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