PE = mgh
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What is the formula for potential energy of two objects?
The formula for potential energy depends on the force acting on the two objects. For the gravitational force the formula is: W = mgh = mgh
What is PE potential energy formula?
Potential Energy Formula 1 PE is the potential energy of the object in Joules, J 2 m is the mass of the object in kg 3 g is the acceleration due to gravity in ms -2 4 h is the height of the object with respect to the reference point in m. More …
What is the formula for potential energy of a spring?
The formula is as follows: Gravitational Potential Energy = mgh where m is the mass, g is the acceleration due to gravity (9.8 m/s2) and h is the height above Earth surface. The formula for elastic potential energy of a spring with a constant k is as follows:
What is the formula for gravitational potential energy?
Gravitational potential energy is a function of the position of the object in a gravitational field, force of gravity at that point and mass of the object. The formula is as follows: where m is the mass, g is the acceleration due to gravity (9.8 m/s 2) and h is the height above Earth surface.