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Unformatted text preview: Kinetic Energy (KE) of a particle: -- energy of motion Work done by a force Fx: K = 1 2 mv2 Wby force Fx = x2 x1 Fx(x) dx -- a transfer of energy by means of a force Work-Energy Theorem: Wby each force = K forces acting on a particle Energy -- a conserved scalar quantity "conserved" -- CANNOT be created nor destroyed, but only transferred from one body, place, or form to another ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PHYS 1112 taught by Professor Leclair,a during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.

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