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Name: Deriving the Binding Energy of a Planet
Category: Circular Motion & Gravity
Date Added: 2018-02-18
Submitter: Flipping Physics

Binding energy of a planet is defined and derived.
Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:21 Defining binding energy
0:48 Proving change in gravitational potential energy equals work done by force applied
3:03 Universal gravitational potential energy
3:39 The binding energy of a planet
5:16 An alternate way of solving this problem

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Deriving the Binding Energy of a Planet

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