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Grade 11-12 Physics: Energy and Momentum

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Understanding Basic Concepts

Terms related to energy and momentum include:

  • work
  • work-energy theorem
  • kinetic energy
  • gravitational potential energy
  • elastic potential energy
  • thermal energy
  • impulse
  • change in momentum-impulse theorem
  • elastic collision
  • inelastic collision
  • Hooke's Law
  • simple harmonic motion
  • Laws of conservation of energy and conservation of momentum with reference to mechanical systems
  • Use of the laws of conservation of energy and conservation of momentum in predicting the existence and properties of the neutrino