Kinetic Energy

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Kinematics

energy PE KE MEKinetic energy, abbreviated as KE, is the energy an object possesses by virtue of its motion.  If it moves, it has kinetic energy.


Kinetic energy formula

\(\large{ KE = \frac{1}{2} \;  m \; v^2  }\)


 Units English Metric
\(\large{ KE }\) = kinetic energy \(\large{ lbf-ft }\) \(\large{J}\) 
\(\large{ m }\) = mass \(\large{lbm}\) \(\large{kg}\)
\(\large{ v }\) = velocity \(\large{\frac{ft}{sec}}\) \(\large{\frac{m}{s}}\)


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