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Conservation of Energy

  1. Oct 30, 2003 #1
    What is the formula for conservation of energy?
     
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  3. Oct 30, 2003 #2

    chroot

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    dE/dT = constant.

    Or, if you prefer, the simpler

    E = constant.

    - Warren
     
  4. Oct 31, 2003 #3

    russ_watters

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    Or: Ein = Eout
     
  5. Oct 31, 2003 #4

    chroot

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    Oops, I meant dE/dt = 0, not constant. Of course, zero is a constant....

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  6. Oct 31, 2003 #5
    If energy can neither be created nor destroyed - than the logical formula would be that energy before would have to equal energy after.

    But you must consider potential, kinetic, friction, heat loss ect...j


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