Conversion of Energy

Conversion of Energy - When work is done on an object it...

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Energy Conversion of Energy By Shaconda Peterson SCI 110 Introduction to Physical Science Instructor: Nadezhda Pavlova July 9, 2011 In this essay I plan to discuss three basic points. The first will be how energy can be converted from one form to another. Second, what do we mean by fossil fuels and why are they an attractive source of energy. Lastly, describing what two different energy alternative to fossil fuels, how they work and their relative advantage and disadvantage. Energy can be transferred from one object to another by doing work.
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Unformatted text preview: When work is done on an object, it results in a change in the object's motion. This is a change in the object's kinetic Energy energy. When you turn on a light, you see result of energy being transferred from the sun to the plants to the coal to electricity and finally to light you see. During each of these transfers, energy changes form. There are two main forms of energy, kinetic energy (motion) and potential energy (position). ....
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