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# Potential Energy Calculator

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From physics lessons, you may be familiar with the potential energy. Maybe you made lots of potential energy calculations in examinations. But potential energy is much more of it and we use it in various areas of engineering and physics.

So, here we prepared a potential energy calculator that you can use in the potential energy calculations. Furthermore, they use potential energy in various fields of engineering and physics, and the calculations of different applications, you need to make tons of potential energy calculations. To make it easier, we prepare a potential energy calculator that you can use every time.

## Potential Energy Calculator

The use of the potential energy calculator is very simple. Firstly, you just need to enter the mass and height of the object and the gravitational acceleration that you want to calculate. After entering the required values inside the brackets, click on the ‘Calculate!’ button to calculate the potential energy of the object. Click on the ‘Reset’ button and re-enter the values if you want to make another calculation.

## What is Potential Energy?

Potential energy is the total energy of an object because of the elevation from the surface of the earth. It is one of 7 types of energy. The formulation that is used in the calculation of the potential energy;

So, in this formula, ‘m’ is the mass of the object which has the unit of kg and lbs. ‘g’ is the gravitational acceleration which is the 9.81 m/s’2 and ‘h’ is the height of the object from the earth. So, as you see, the total potential energy is directly proportional to the mass, height, and gravitational acceleration.

Potential energy is used in different engineering and physical applications. For example in hydroelectric energy plants, the potential energy of the flowing water is converted to mechanical energy, and this mechanical energy is converted to the useful electrical energy by generators.

## Conclusion

So, these are the general aspects of the potential energy and potential energy calculator.

Above all, Mechanicalland does not accept any responsibility for calculations made by users in calculators. A good engineer must check calculations again and again.

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