June 22, 2011

4.2 The Different Types of Energy

Describe energy transfers involving  the following forms of energy: thermal (heat), light, electrical, sound, kinetic, chemical, nuclear and potential (elastic and gravitational)

The Nine types of energy that we should know are: (as mentioned in the syllabus statement)

  • Thermal (heat) energy
  • Light energy
  • Electrical energy
  • Sound energy
  • Kinetic energy
  • Chemical energy
  • Nuclear energy
  • Elastic Potential energy
  • Gravitational Potential energy

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