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11 terms

gravity

the force objects exert on each other because of their mass

work

In order for this to be done, motion must be made in the direction of the applied force

potential energy

energy that is stored

kinetic energy

energy in the form of motion

Newton-meter

unit that measures one Joule of work done in one second

Newton

unit of force

Joule

unit of work and energy

ke=1/2mv^2

formula used to calculate kinetic energy

gpe=mgh

formula used to calculate gravitational potential energy

9.8 m/s^2

acceleration due to gravity

w=Fd

formula used to calculate work