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Impulse may refer to:


  • Impulse (physics), in mechanics, something that changes the momentum of an object; the integral of a force with respect to time
  • Specific impulse, the change in momentum per unit mass of propellant of a propulsion system
  • Impulse function, a mathematical function of an infinitely high amplitude and infinitesimal duration
  • Impulse response, a system's output when presented with the impulse function in Electrical Engineering
  • Impulse (psychology), a wish or urge, particularly a sudden one
  • Impulsion, a thrust of a horse

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