Gravitational Potential Energy

Gravitational Potential Energy

When an object is raised in a gravitational field there is an increase in its gravitational potential energy store.

Gravitational Potential: Example A

Calculating the change in gravitational potential energy as an object is raised.

Gravitational Potential: Example B

In this example you must calculate how high an object reaches if you know its initial kinetic energy.

Gravitational Potential: Example C

How fast a sledge could go if there wasn't any friction.

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