Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 6 - Think and Explain - Page 106-107: 43


The supertanker has a huge mass, which means that a very large impulse is needed to stop it. That requires either a large force and a short time interval, or a small force applied over a long time interval. The latter is preferred.
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