Types Of Energy

Mechanical energy

Mechanical energy is dependent on something´s location (on the ground us in the air )and its motion .For an example A moving car possesses mechanical energy due to its motion.

Thermal energy

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Thermal energy is energy that comes form heat.This type of heat is generated by the movement of tiny particles within an object.For an example the sun's thermal energy heats our atmosphere.

Chemical Energy

Is energy stored in the bonds of chemical compounds atoms and molecules.For an example. When propane gas is burned for cooking on a grill the chemical energy stored in the bonds of propane molecules are broken and heat is released for cooking.

Nuclear energy

Nuclear energy is the energy in the nucleus, or core, of an atom. Atoms are tiny units that make up all matter in the universe.For example An uncontrolled fission reaction provides the destructive force of a nuclear bomb.

Electromagnetic Energy

Electromagnetic Energy is a term used to describe all the different kinds of energies released into space by stars such as the Sun. These kinds of energies include some that you will recognize and some that will sound strange.For example Radio waves,microwaves,x-rays and Infrared radiation

Electrical energy

Electric potential energy, or electrostatic potential energy, is a potential energy measured in joules that results from conservative Coulomb forces and is associated with the configuration of a particular set of point charges within a defined system.For example a airplane has a large has a large amount of kinetic energy in flight due to its large mass and fast velocity.
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