Forms of Energy

Ashley Matsuda

Mechanical

Defintition

  • Kinetic or potential energy associated with the motion or position of an object.

Thermal

Definition

  • The total potential and kinetic energy of the particles in an object.

Electrical

Definition

  • The energy of electrical charges.

Chemical

Definition

  • The potential energy stored in chemical bonds.

Nuclear

Definiton

  • The potential energy stores in the nucleus of an atom.

Electromagnetic

Definition

  • The energy of light and other forms of radiation