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Master Math: Essential Physics by David Allen Lawrence, Debra Anne Ross Lawrence

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Chapter 5ENERGY AND WORK

5.1. Work

5.2. Kinetic Energy

5.3. Potential Energy

5.4. Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces

5.5. Gravitational Potential Energy When h Is Large

5.6. Electrostatic Potential Energy

5.7. Introduction to the Electron Volt

5.8. Rotational Kinetic Energy

5.9. Conservation of Energy

5.10. Elastic and Inelastic Collisions

5.11. Power

5.12. Principles of Simple Machines

5.13. Key Concepts and Practice Problems

“It is evident that an acquaintance with natural laws means no less than an acquaintance with the mind of God therein expressed.”

Attributed to James Prescott Joule

5.1. Work

Work involves an applied force and the distance or displacement through which the force acts. For example, if you lift a weight, you are exerting ...

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