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Conservation of Energy, Part 3 (Examples)

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Spring Loaded Gun 0:26
    • Spring with Bullet
    • Finding the Force Constant if Mass of Bullet is Given
    • Compression of a Spring
  • Sliding Object 11:33
    • Object Sliding on a Frictionless Surface
    • Spring at the End of a Slide
    • Using Conservation of Energy K1+u1=K2+U2
    • Finding Velocity and Energy
  • Block Spring System with Friction 33:05
    • Spring is Unstretched at Equilibrium
    • Spring is Compressed
    • Finding Total Energy
  • Losing Contact on a Circular Track 46:16
    • Objects Slides on a Circular Track
    • Normal Force=0
    • Centripetal Force
    • Finding Velocity at Given Angle
    • Energy at the Top
    • Contact Lost
  • Horse Pulling a Carriage 56:07
    • Horse Power
    • Power=FV
  • Extra Example 1: Elevator with Friction
  • Extra Example 2: Loop the Loop