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Kinetic Energy
Work-KE Theorem
Work done along a path
What makes an force conservative?
1)Work along any path is the same
2)Force only depends on position (not time)
Potential Energy Function
where
Total Mechanical Energy
where
is a function of position
Conservation of energy states:
Centripetal Force
negative sign when acceleration is directed towards center
Gravitational Constant
Angular Momentum
Relationship between Force and Potential
Potential Energy Functions for Gravity
(when g is constant)
(when g is not constant)
where r is the distance between planet
Potential Energy Functions for a Spring
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ThomasCupis
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264310
Card Set:
Classical Mechanics
Updated:
2014-02-28 04:05:07
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Upper Division College Mechanics
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