# Shared Flashcard Set

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Physics Semester Review ch 5
Semester Review
13
Physics
01/08/2012

Term
 Work
Definition
 The product of the magnitudes of the component of a force along the direction of displacement and the displacement.
Term
 kinetic energy
Definition
 The energy of an object due to its motion.
Term
 Formula for kinetic energy
Definition
 1/2 x mass x (speed)^2
Term
 Work-kinetic energy theorem
Definition
 Wnet=KE
Term
 Potential energy
Definition
 The energy associated with an object due to the position of the object.
Term
 Gravitational potential energy
Definition
 The potential energy associated with an object due to the position of the object relative to the Earth or some other gravitational source.
Term
 Formula for gravitational potential energy
Definition
 mgh
Term
 Elastic potential energy
Definition
 The potential energy in stretched or compresses elastic object.
Term
 Formula for elastic potential energy
Definition
 1/2 k x^2
Term
 Conservation of Mechanical Energy
Definition
 MEi= MEf
Term
 Power
Definition
 The rate at which energy is transferred
Term
 Formula for power
Definition
 w --t
Term
 Alternate Formula for power
Definition
 Fv
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