Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 2 years ago

What happens if I Throw a brick at a work office computer?

8 Answers

  • chris
    Lv 7
    2 years ago
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    The company would replace you and the computer!

  • 2 years ago

    Describe the brick.!

  • 2 years ago

    The brick executes a parabolic trajectory.

    The horizontal component of that velocity remaining constant unless a collision occurs.

    Vy = Vyo - gt

    Sx = Vxo * t

    If you have chosen suitable initial values for the direction and strength of the throw it might have a collision.

    During this collision momentum is conserved but kinetic energy would not be conserved.

    ie m Vxo = (m+M) V

    So the monitor would probably topple backwards off the desk.

    In falling it would demonstrate the conversion of gravitational potential energy into kinetic energy.

    V^2 = U^2 + 2gh

    So much wonderful physics to be studied. Well worth the experiment.

    But make sure that you video it carefully so that you can later do freeze frame work to verify all those physics ideas.

    You will almost certainly have ample time to study without work interfering.

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    Break computer.

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  • Satan
    Lv 7
    2 years ago

    I think it will actually be fine - the best thing to do is realise that science requires evidence.

    So please, record your experience!

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    Then the next bricks you'll get to throw, are the ones from behind a prison cell

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    You won't be working there for long.

  • I've tried that. It threw it back.

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