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    Just a general question...

    If two spheres collide obliquely, is the impulse extered (on either spehere) directed along the line of centres?

    i.e. If I did I = mv-mu, would the result give the direction vector along the line of centres?
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    Yes!

    Resolve the velocities along and perpindicular to the line of centres, and use the line-of-centre velocities for the impact.

    Un-resolve aftrerwards.
 
 
 
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