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Potential Energy

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Electrical Potential Energy a measure of the work required by an electric field to make electric charges OR the voltage per unit of charge
Gravitational Potential Energy energy and object possess because of it's position in a gravitational field
Magnetic Potential Energy the form of energy related not only to the distance between magnetic materials, but also to the orientation, or alignment, of those materials within the field.
Conductor Object of type of material that permits the flow of electricity
Current The rate at witch charge flows past a certain point in a circuit
Relative Positions The position of two or more objects with respect to one another.
Energy Controls the amount of change that can occur within a system; without enough energy, change cannot occur.
System A group of interacting or interdependent elements forming a complex whole, as in all the factors or variables in an environment, or all the variables that might affect a science experiment.
Potential Energy (PE) Energy stored in systems or objects - electrical, gravitational, magnetic, and nuclear are all examples of potential energy)
Created by: vahajuddin