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Name: Relativistic Energy
ID: m42546
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Compute total energy of a relativistic object.
  • Compute the kinetic energy of a relativistic object.
  • Describe rest energy, and explain how it can be converted to other forms.
  • Explain why massive particles cannot reach C.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Energy, Fission, Fusion, Kinetic energy, Potential energy, Relativistic energy, Relativity, Rest energy, Total energy
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:39 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 20, 2012 10:16 am -0500

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Version: 1.7 Sep 12, 2013 3:15 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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ISM PDF edits

Version: 1.6 Sep 11, 2013 10:17 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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fixed solution

Version: 1.5 Nov 5, 2012 10:15 am -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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removed delta before m=20.0 kg

Version: 1.4 Jun 20, 2012 10:16 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer Currently viewing this version.
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Post Words and numbers QA

Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 1:46 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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consistency, LO, image cropping

Version: 1.2 May 16, 2012 1:43 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 7:51 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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