Work and Potential Energy

Work and Potential Energy - x A x B Allows us to define...

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Work and Potential Energy From Physics 1 Find work moving object from to using constant  force  F = const is an example of a  “conservative” force Work depends only on endpoints, not on path (e.g.,  1, 2 or 3) W AB F d x x A x B = F x B - x A ( 29

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Unformatted text preview: x A x B Allows us to define “potential energy” U(x,y,z) Example: Work done by gravity for an object falling from a height h to height 0 W AB = -F ⋅ x B -x A ( 29 = U A -U B W AB = mgh = U A -U B U A = mgh U B =...
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