For any system to be stable,Energy should be minimum.Why?

Asked by Dan Mathew | 12th Aug, 2012, 10:22: PM

Expert Answer:

for a systen to be stable its "Potential Energy" should be minimum.
It is so because, potential energy is (U) has a relation with force as:
F = -dU/dx
Thus for minimum, U dU/dx = 0.
and hence minimum force on the system.

Answered by  | 12th Aug, 2012, 11:44: PM

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