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Kinetic energy


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GCSE Science Revision Physics "Kinetic Energy"

In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion. It is defined as the work needed to accelerate a body of a given mass from rest to its stated velocity. Having gained this energy during its acceleration, the body maintains this kinetic energy unless its speed changes. The same amount of work is done by the body when decelerating from its current speed to a state of rest.
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  • History and etymology 

  • Overview 

  • Newtonian kinetic energy 

  • Relativistic kinetic energy of rigid bodies 

  • Kinetic energy in quantum mechanics