Conservation of Energy

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What is the formula for conservation of energy?
 

chroot

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dE/dT = constant.

Or, if you prefer, the simpler

E = constant.

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russ_watters

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Or: Ein = Eout
 

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

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nautica

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


Nautica
 

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