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This is a supplementary question to What happens if object is thrown in empty space?

Via the following logic:

$$E = \frac{(mv)v}{2}\\ E = \frac{pv}{2}\\ \Delta E = \Delta p\times \Delta \frac{v}{2}\\ \Delta p = m\times \Delta v \\ \Delta p = ma\\ \Delta p = F\\ \Delta E = F \times \Delta \frac{v}{2}$$

Just when an object leaves our hand, the energy gets stored as Kinetic Energy, which can be represented as $\frac12 mv^2$. If we say that there was an initial kinetic energy and calculate the change in that, then $\Delta E$ gets related to $F$. If there is a force then there is acceleration as well, which means there should be acceleration in object.

Is the above logic correct? If not, why?

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There is another way. If you want to make a long comment, post it in this chat room, and link Wouter to it as well. To me, this question looks like a reply to that answer, hence I'm closing it. If you can make this question not look like a reply to that one (and an independant question), I can reopen it. –  Manishearth Feb 20 '13 at 11:29
    
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Well for a start it is not true mathematically that if $ a = b \times c $ then $\Delta a = \Delta b \times \Delta c$. It isn't very hard to find numbers to plug in to this to give a counter-example. –  Michael Brown Feb 20 '13 at 13:32
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Well some how I figured it out, still don't know if it's completely correct. My Quest was if object is thrown the change in KE gets related to F , which gets related to a, that means a is not 0. So why will it not keep on accelerating or if it moves with constant speed then what this a denotes.

This has to be broken down in two steps. First :

A : When we pick the stone and throw it.
B : When it is thrown from our hand.

Since I am considering the ideal space.

ΔE b/w any point after B and B will be 0, no loss of energy.
ΔE b/w A and B will not be 0.

So this a is from A to B, and after wards object should move with constant speed.

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I'm having trouble understanding your writing, but I think you have it right. The object will only accelerate while there is a force acting on it. When there is no force on it there is no acceleration, and consequently neither the velocity or kinetic energy will change. –  Michael Brown Feb 23 '13 at 9:23
    
hmmmmm....... . –  viv Feb 23 '13 at 9:24

You first set $\Delta p = p$ (line 3), then $F = \Delta p$ (line 6), which leads to $F = p$.

Correct is that $F = \dot{p}$. Force equals the time derivative of momentum. Force does not equal momentum. So your equations are incorrect.

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