Definition of Mechanical energy

1. Noun. Energy in a mechanical form.

Generic synonyms: Energy, Free Energy
Specialized synonyms: K.e., Kinetic Energy, P.e., Potential Energy

Definition of Mechanical energy

1. Noun. (physics) The sum of the potential energy and kinetic energy of a body or system ¹

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Literary usage of Mechanical energy

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"... then, an engine and boiler for converting the chemical of burning coal into mechanical energy, and a device whereby tki mechanical energy is made to ..."

2. Mathematical and Physical Papers: Collected from Different Scientific by Baron William Thomson Kelvin, Sir Joseph Larmor, James Prescott Joule (1884)
"THIS communication was opened with some general explanations regarding mechanical energy, and the terms which have been introduced to designate the various ..."

3. Principles of Thermodynamics by George Alfred Goodenough (1920)
"The energy of a pound of steam is referred to that of a pound of wajer at the temperature of melting ice. 3. mechanical energy is that possessed by a body ..."

4. Analytical Mechanics for Engineers by Fred B. Seely, Newton Edward Ensign (1921)
"Non-mechanical Energy.—Experience shows that some bodies are capable of doing work (possess energy) by virtue of certain states or conditions of their parts ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"It states that whenever heat energy is converted into mechanical energy (or the reverse), then for each unit of one kind of energy that disappears there is ..."

6. Elements of Heat-power Engineering by Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld, William Nichols Barnard (1912)
"Heat from mechanical energy. Primitive man generated heat to kindle fires by ... The mechanical energy due to the muscular effort that moves the sticks ..."

7. Elements of Heat-power Engineering by Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld (1915)
"Heat from mechanical energy. Primitive man generated heat to kindle fires by ... The mechanical energy due to the muscular effort that moves the sticks ..."

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