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Name: Universal Gravitational Potential Energy Introduction
Category: Circular Motion & Gravity
Date Added: 2018-02-12
Submitter: Flipping Physics

Universal Gravitational Potential Energy is introduced and graphed. It is compared to the force of gravity. And the “zero line” is defined.
Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:11 “Normal” gravitational potential energy
1:33 Gravitational fields
2:22 Universal Gravitational Potential Energy Equation
3:07 Comparing gravitational potential energy to force of gravity
4:12 Graphing Universal Gravitational Potential Energy
5:35 The “zero line” for universal gravitational potential energy
6:05 Can universal gravitational potential energy ever be positive?
6:49 Gravitational potential energy at the surface of the Earth
7:57 Three things to be careful of.

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Universal Gravitational Potential Energy Introduction

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