7.5 Conservation of Energy

Conservation of Energy

Hewitt discusses the relationship between potential and kinetic energy and how the total amount of energy within a system is conserved. Duration: 8:47.

Conservation of Energy

Paul treats a block of ice on a ramp, a sliding bead, and balls on interesting tracks.

Ballistic Pendulum

Paul explains how the classic ballistic-pendulum problem cannot be solved with energy conservation alone.

 

Energy for Life

The conservation of energy also applies to living beings such as ourselves. Duration: 0:38.