Physics - Energy Transfer

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  • Created on: 17-05-12 19:03

Energy Transfer

Nine types of energy:

1.       ELECTRICAL ENERGY: whenever a current flows.

2.       LIGHT ENERGY: from the Sun, light bulbs etc.

3.       SOUND ENERGY: from loudspeakers or anything noisy.

4.       KINETIC/MOVEMENT ENERGY: anything that is moving.

5.       NUCLEAR ENERGY: released only from nuclear reactions.

6.       THERMAL/HEAT ENERGY: flows from hot objects to colder ones.

7.       GRAVITATIONAL POTENTIAL: possessed by anything that can fall.

8.       ELASTIC POTENTIAL: stretched springs, elastic, rubber bands etc.



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