Types Of Energy

by Alexi Olvera

Mechanical Energy

Definition: The form of energy associated with the position or motion of an object


How to find it: Mechanical energy = Potential energy + Kinetic energy


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Thermal Energy

Definition: The total potential and kinetic energy of the particles in an object


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Electrical Energy

Definition: The energy of electric charge.


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Chemical Energy

Definition: potential energy stored in the chemical bonds that hold chemical compounds together.


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Nuclear Energy

Definition: type of potential energy that is stored in the nucleus of an atom


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Electromagnetic Energy

Definition: a form of energy that travels in waves.


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