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Name: Deriving Escape Velocity of Planet Earth
Category: Circular Motion & Gravity
Date Added: 2018-02-25
Submitter: Flipping Physics

Escape velocity is defined and illustrated. The escape velocity of planet Earth is derived.
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Content Times:
0:07 Translating the problem
0:42 Defining escape velocity
1:43 Conservation of mechanical energy
3:22 Initial and final mechanical energies
5:38 The escape velocity of planet Earth
6:19 Relating this to binding energy

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Deriving Escape Velocity of Planet Earth

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