Quantcast
answersLogoWhite
notificationBell

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2010-01-09 20:50:32

Yes - gravitational potential energy is equal to mass x gravity x height.

Yes - gravitational potential energy is equal to mass x gravity x height.

Yes - gravitational potential energy is equal to mass x gravity x height.

Yes - gravitational potential energy is equal to mass x gravity x height.

001
๐Ÿ™
1
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
2
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2010-01-09 20:50:32

Yes - gravitational potential energy is equal to mass x gravity x height.

001
๐Ÿ™
1
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
1
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

Can mass influence the potential energy of an object?

Of course, PE = mgh m=mass g=gravity h=height If mass goes up, so will potential energy. Putting it in readable way-A object with more mass(heavier) has more potential energy(energy stored).


What do both potential and kinetic energy have in common?

Mass Kinetic energy = 1/2 · mass ∙velocity2 Potential energy = mass ∙ (acceleration due to gravity) ∙ height Mass is common to both Kinetic energy is the energy due to motion. The faster an object (mass) is moving; the more Kinetic energy is has. Potential energy is the energy due to position. The higher an object (mass) is off the earth's surface, the more Potential energy it has.fcfytrdddrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrtdjgrfxnzsdfcxzdfgv dorkk


What type of energy an object with more mass have?

An object with more mass than another object has a greater amount of energy in itself (E=MC squared). it also has more kinetic energy if it is moving and more potential energy in a gravity field.


Why does mass and position effect potential energy?

Because the more mass there is in a an object, then the more potential energy there is. For example, a obese person would most likely decline to move, therefor increasing the potential energy. If the position is comfortable, then the potential energy will increase as well


Which type of energy does a moving object have?

We generally think of kinetic energy as the energy of an object's motion. This can be contrasted by considering that potential energy is the energy of an objects position (in a gravimetric field). With kinetic energy, the more mass and the more speed, the more energy. With potential energy, the more mass and the higher we lift it (to a point) the more potential it has to do work.A moving object has vector energy Ev= mcV, associated with its velocity V. Potential energy is real energy or scalar energy.



Does mass depend on location?

Only very slightly - according to the Special Theory of Relativity, an increase in energy means a corresponding increase in mass. Since at a higher position an object has more potential energy, it follows that it has slightly more mass.Only very slightly - according to the Special Theory of Relativity, an increase in energy means a corresponding increase in mass. Since at a higher position an object has more potential energy, it follows that it has slightly more mass.Only very slightly - according to the Special Theory of Relativity, an increase in energy means a corresponding increase in mass. Since at a higher position an object has more potential energy, it follows that it has slightly more mass.Only very slightly - according to the Special Theory of Relativity, an increase in energy means a corresponding increase in mass. Since at a higher position an object has more potential energy, it follows that it has slightly more mass.


How does height effect the potential energy of an object?

the higher an object is the more potential energy it has


How could you increase the potential energy of an object?

We can increase the potential energy of an object by applying more energy on it


How much potential energy does water have after it falls to the ground?

After water or anything else falls to the ground it has no potential energy anymore. When mas is elevated it has potential energy. When it falls, the potential is converted to kinetic energy. That energy is then converted to light, heat, sound or compression of the object on to which the mass fell. But then the mass has no more potential energy.


How does the height and mass affect the amount of potential and kinetic energy an object possess?

Basically, potential energy is increased by either an increase in mass, height, or both. As an object is more massive, it has the potential to do more work. As an object is higher up, it has the potential to do more work because it will have a higher velocity at the moment of impact. This is also seen in the definition of potential energy, which is Epotential = M(Ag)H. As shown, increasing either mass (M) or height (H) or both will increase the potential energy. The potential energy is completely related to kinetic energy. Kinetic energy = .5MV2. Increasing mass will directly increase kinetic energy. Height is a little different. The V is velocity, which increases as the object is falling inwards due to gravitational acceleration. Basically, an increase in mass results in an increase in kinetic energy. Initial height does not matter unless the object is moving downwards towards the center of gravity.


If a raised object has potential energy does it have more if you lift it higher?

Yes. The potential energy of an object is E=mgh where m=mass, g=acceleration of gravity (9.8 m/s^2) and h is the height of an object above a reference point. So, if two objects (on the same planet) have the same mass, the one that is higher will have the larger potential energy. Another way to think of this is that in lifting an object higher you do work on that object. That work is converted into it's potential energy. Whenever you do work you change the energy of the object.


How does the position of an object affect potential energy?

The position of an object affects its gravitational potential energy (or GPE) because GPE is calculated by multiplying mass by the value for gravity (on Earth it's 9.81) and the objects height. The higher up an object is the more potential energy it will have because it has farther to fall.


Is there more gravitational potential energy in heavier object or lighter object?

When they're both at the same height, the heavier object has more gravitational potential energy.


Does mass change depending on where you are located?

Very slightly. According to the Special Theory of Relativity, more energy implies more mass; if you lift an object up, it will have more energy (potential energy), so there will also be a very slight mass increase.


Which mass has more potential energy?

A more massive objects have a greater gravitational potential energy.


What is potential energy called that depends on height?

Potential energy that depends on height is called gravitational potential. The higher the altitude of an object, the more gravitational potential the object has.


Does something have grater speed when it has more potential energy or less?

It can be a little complicated but I'll do my best to explain.Quick Vocab: potential energy - the stored energy in an object because of its position, shape, or condition. Kinetic energy - the energy of an object due to its motion. The more potential energy an object has the more Kinetic energy it will have. Basically when the object is moved the potential energy is released and becomes kinetic energy. As the kinetic energy (speed) increases the Potential energy decreases.So yes, when the potential energy decreases the speed increases.


The more mass and the closer the object the greater the what?

The moe mass and the closer the object, the greater the Gravitational Potential E= -GmM/r energy and Force F=GmM/r^2.


Will gravitational energy have more or less energy if its dropped higher?

Gravitational energy basically refers to gravitational potential energy. The formula is: GPE = mgh (i.e., mass x gravity x height) In other words at a higher position, an object has more gravitational potential energy. Please note that once an object is dropped, it no longer has such gravitational potential energy. The potential energy is converted to kinetic (movement) energy; which of course will be greater if the initial potential energy was greater.


How does height affect potential energy?

The bigger the object, the less potential it has and the more in kinetic energy.


As an object falls towards the ground what happens to the potential energy of the object?

As an object falls from a higher level to a lower level, the gravitational potential energy that it had at the higher level changes to kinetic energy. As more and more potential energy changes to more and more kinetic energy, the increase of kinetic energy shows up in the form of greater speed.


Why is orbital energy negative?

If you refer to the potential energy of an object in orbit: Potential energy is not absolute - you can define a difference of potential energy, if you raise or lower an object. For convenience, sometimes the Earth's surface is used; in Astronomy, it is more convenient to define zero potential energy at an infinite distance from Earth (or another object). Thus, anything closer to infinity will (by definition) have a negative potential energy.If you refer to the potential energy of an object in orbit: Potential energy is not absolute - you can define a difference of potential energy, if you raise or lower an object. For convenience, sometimes the Earth's surface is used; in Astronomy, it is more convenient to define zero potential energy at an infinite distance from Earth (or another object). Thus, anything closer to infinity will (by definition) have a negative potential energy.If you refer to the potential energy of an object in orbit: Potential energy is not absolute - you can define a difference of potential energy, if you raise or lower an object. For convenience, sometimes the Earth's surface is used; in Astronomy, it is more convenient to define zero potential energy at an infinite distance from Earth (or another object). Thus, anything closer to infinity will (by definition) have a negative potential energy.If you refer to the potential energy of an object in orbit: Potential energy is not absolute - you can define a difference of potential energy, if you raise or lower an object. For convenience, sometimes the Earth's surface is used; in Astronomy, it is more convenient to define zero potential energy at an infinite distance from Earth (or another object). Thus, anything closer to infinity will (by definition) have a negative potential energy.


What is gravataional energy?

Answer: it is the force that pulls you down when you jump Answer: When you push an object up, you are doing work (transferring energy) against the gravitational pull. This energy is stored in the object (or, more precisely, in the system Earth-object), as potential energy - more precisely, as gravitational potential energy. Do some reading on "potential energy" for more details.


Can an object have kinetic energy and potential energy?

Absolutely. Kinetic energy, in other words, means that the object in question is moving. Potential energy is measured in distance from the ground. The higher the object, the more potential energy it has. An object can be moving and can be off the ground, so, technically, yes.


Still have questions?

Trending Questions
How old is Danielle cohn? Asked By Wiki User
Unanswered Questions
How thick is a rams skull? Asked By Wiki User
Is hugged a common noun? Asked By Wiki User
Who is juelz Santana baby mom? Asked By Wiki User