Chapter 4 Vocab

Chapter 4 Vocab

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SI unit of energy

joule
law of conservation of energy

Stated that energy can never be created or destroyed.

energy
law of conservation of energy

Sum of potential energy and kinetic in a system.

mechanical energy
joule

energy stored when an object is compressed or streched.

elastic potential energy
gravitational potential energy

energy a object has because of its motion;depends on mass and speed of the object.

kinetic energy
potential energy

energy of motion

kinetic energy
mechanical

the ability to do work and cause change to occur.

energy
law of conservation of energy

energy stored by objects due to their postion above Earths surface

elastic potential energy
gravitational potential energy

energy stored in chemical bonds

chemical potential energy
elastic potential energy

stored energy an object has due to its postion

kinetic energy
potential energy