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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 WorkEnergy 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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 Spring '07
 LECLAIR,A
 mechanics, Energy, Force, Kinetic Energy, Work, WorkEnergy Theorem

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