Physics 163

Unit 5: Work, Energy and Power

Problem Set A

 

Problem 13:

A 1.79 gram baseball is moving upward with a speed of 57.9 m/s when at a height of 85.8 meters above the ground. Determine the total mechanical energy (in Joules) of the baseball.

 

 

 

Work, energy and power concepts can be reviewed on the Set A Overview page.

Further information about the concept of and equation for potential energy is available online at The Physics Classroom.

Further information about the concept of and equation for kinetic energy is available online at The Physics Classroom.

Further information about the concept of total mechanical energy is available online at The Physics Classroom.

  

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