
Definition of Kinetic energy
1. Noun. The mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its motion.
Definition of Kinetic energy
1. Noun. (physics) The energy possessed by an object because of its motion, equal to one half the mass of the body times the square of its velocity. ¹
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Literary usage of Kinetic energy
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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"The average kinetic energy of a molecule is ^ where m is the number of degrees
... It has, of course, three degrees of freedom, and the kinetic energy of a ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Here then is an absolutely direct proof that the ion must be endowed with a
kinetic energy of agitation, which is sufficient to push it up to the surface of ..."
3. Physical Optics by Robert Williams Wood (1905)
"Average kinetic energy of a Vibrating Particle.—The displacement of a particle
at any time t is given by the equation The intensity of the illumination ..."
4. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"The kinetic energy expressed in Terms of the Momenta and Velocities. 562.]
Let plt p2, &c. be the momenta, and qlt g2, &c. the velocities at a given instant ..."
5. Analytical Mechanics for Engineers by Fred B. Seely, Newton Edward Ensign (1921)
"kinetic energy.—The kinetic energy of a body is its capacity for doing work due
... Thus, by virtue of its kinetic energy, a body is capable of doing work ..."
6. Mechanics: A Textbook for Engineers by James Ellsworth Boyd (1921)
"Find the kinetic energy F 279 of *ranslation, the kinetic energy of rotation,
and the total kinetic energy. Ans. 13426 ft.lb.; 6713 ft.lb.; 20739 ft.lb. ..."
7. Applied Mechanics by Alfred Peter Poorman (1917)
"This energy of motion is called kinetic energy. In addition to these two forms
of energy, sometimes called mechanical energy, several other forms may be ..."