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Elastic Potential Energy
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Gravity
Covers terms involved with Hooke's Law and Elastic Potential Energy
Terms in this set (10)
Elastic Potential Energy
energy stored in a spring or elastic material
Strain Energy
another term for elastic potential energy
Extension
the distance that a spring is stretched beyond its natural length
Natural Length
length of a spring when no force is applied
Compression
the distance that a spring is compressed from its natural length
Ideal Spring
a spring that obeys Hooke's Law
Hooke's Law
F = -kx
Spring constant, k
the slope of a force versus extension or compression graph
Unit of Elastic Potential Energy
Joule
Unit of spring constant, k
N/m
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