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Potential energy can be thought of as energy stored within a physical system. It is called potential energy because it has the potential to be converted into other forms of energy, such as kinetic energy, and to do work in...
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In physics, energy is a scalar physical quantity that describes the amount of work that can be performed by a force, an attribute of objects and systems that is subject to a conservation law. Different forms of energy include kinetic, potential, thermal, gravitational,...
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Potential energy exists whenever an object which has mass has a position within a force field. ... The potential energy of an object in this case is given by ...
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The sum of kinetic and potential energy in the system remains constant, assuming ... The term "potential energy" was coined by William Rankine, a nineteenth-century ...
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There are several forms of potential energy. ... A rock resting at the top of a hill contains gravitational potential energy. ...
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In most scientific circles, potential energy is symbolized by <math>U ... potential ... approximated as a point mass, the potential energy simplifies to: ...
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Potential Energy (PE) is the name for energy stored in an object--or, the " ... Formulas Related to Kinetic and Potential Energy ...
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... Potential Energy ... There is very little potential energy at the bottom of the hill, ... the potential and kinetic energies(mechanical energy) will remain ...
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It may have elastic potential energy as a result of a stretched spring or other ... F in the definition of potential energy is the force exerted by the force field, ...
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The most common use of gravitational potential energy is for an object near the ... The general expression for gravitational potential energy arises from the law of ...
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This potential energy is a result of gravity pulling downwards. ... Tell the students gravity causes objects above the ground to have potential energy. ...
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Similarly, there is an electric potential energy associated with interacting charges. For each pair of interacting charges, the potential energy is given by: ...
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At the top it has its maximum potential energy. ... both potential and kinetic energy. The water at the top of Bridal Veil Falls has stored potential energy. ...
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Kinetic and potential energy - converting gravitational potential energy into kinetic energy and low ... (Potential Energy equals Mass of object times g times ...
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Energy conservation is not a real law ... that, it often takes the form of "potential energy. ... It has the same potential energy after 10 hours as it had ...
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Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies and English movies, ... You'll find out what potential energy represents and where it comes from. ...
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Potential energy ... If work is done by the system its potential energy decreases. ... where we made the choice of zero of potential energy: ...
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