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9 terms

9 Types Of Energy

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Kinetic
the energy of an object that is due to the objects motion
Potential
the energy that an object has because of its shape, position, or condition of the object.
Mechanical
the amount of work an object can do because of the objects kinetic and potential energy.
Thermal
all of the kinetic energy due to random motion of the particles that make-up an object.
Chemical
energy of a compound that charges as it's atoms are rearranged
Electrical
the energy of moving electrons
Sound
when a vibrating object transmits energy through the air around it
Light
produced by the vibrations of electricity charged particles
Nuclear
the energy that comes from changes in the nucleus of an atom