Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy

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Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy In conservative systems, we can define another form of energy, based on the configuration of the parts of the system, which we call potential energy. This quantity is related to work, and thus kinetic energy, through a simple
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Unformatted text preview: equation. Using this relation we can finally quantify all mechanical energy, and prove the conservation of mechanical energy in conservative systems....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHYSICS 010 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.

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