GCSE Energy Physics

A short round-up on GCSE physics in Energy

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Physics-Energy
9 different types of energy:
Sound
Light
Nuclear
Elastic/spring
Electrical
Chemical
Kinetic
Gravitational
Law of conservation of energy: energy cannot be created or destroyed; it can only be transferred into
different types
When energy cannot be useful for the purpose it is classified as `wasted energy' (usually sound or heat)
which then dissipates through the air- like a drop of food colouring in the ocean
In flow/sankey diagrams the part pointing down in wasted
Flow diagram:
Sankey diagrams:

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