2012_1061_Lecture_Ch_078

Energy can be transformed from one form to another

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Unformatted text preview: ple of conservation of total mechanical energy Potential Energy Related to Force (1-Dim.) U (x) = − d dx ￿ ￿ F (x)dx + C F (x)dx = F (x) dU (x) F (x) = − dx  C represents the value of U at x= 0  We can sometimes choose C to be C=0 The Law of Conservation of Energy The total energy is neither increased no decreased in any process. Energy can be transformed from one form...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course PHYSICS 1061 taught by Professor Tsankov during the Fall '09 term at Temple.

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