Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Kinetic Energy

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6670

n (1870) Energy associated with the motion of an object. An object of mass m moving at velocity v has kinetic energy \({1 \over 2}\,{\rm mv}^{\rm 2} \)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA