If the potential energy of an body is described by a mathematical function, then when does the potential energy will be maximum and minimum.

Asked by  | 26th Nov, 2012, 07:16: PM

Expert Answer:

we know that,
from here also we can find maximum and minimum PE
also if the potential energy is given as a function of time/ position, we can put their values and find the maximum or min.
say U=mw2x
then at x=0 value will be min, x=a extreme displacements value will be max.

Answered by  | 29th Nov, 2012, 04:50: PM

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