This page provides a physics calculator to solve the potential energy equation. The calculator can solve for any of the variables in the formula. The variables include potential energy, mass, gravity and height. Unit conversions are performed on inputs and solutions.
Potential Energy Equation Calculator
1. Select Variable To Solve:
Solve for potential energy
Solve for mass
Solve for acceleration of gravity
Solve for height
2. Input/Enter Known Values:
Solution Other Units
Potential energy is the energy an entity stores or possesses. Energy is defined as the ability or capacity to perform work. For example, a ball lifted in the air, increases its potential energy as its elevation is increased.
The SI unit of potential energy is the joule.
The quantity of matter in an object is known as mass. Potential energy is directly proportional to mass.
The kilogram is the SI unit of mass.
Gravity is the rate of position change for an object. Potential energy is proportional to gravity.
The gravity on earth is approximately 9.81 meters per second.
Height is the elevation or altitude of the object. As height is increased potential energy is increased.
References - Books:
Lindeburg, Michael R. 1992. Engineer In Training Reference Manual. Professional Publication, Inc. 8th Edition.
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