I'm trying to calculate the equivalent force on impact. Using the conservation of energy approach - the Physics based text books I've consulted suggest Force (Fe) x displacement (d) = kinetic energy (KE). However, the engineering texts suggest the relationship is: Fe x d = 2 x KE.
Am I missing something ?
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