What is Mechanical Energy? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is the best definition of energy?

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1. Which of the following is the best definition of mechanical energy?

2. Which of the following is an example of kinetic mechanical energy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mechanical energy is a form of energy important in the study of natural sciences, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its definition as well as related principles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on definitions and examples of:

  • Potential energy transformed into kinetic energy
  • Potential mechanical energy
  • Kinetic mechanical energy
  • Mechanical energy
  • Energy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define energy and mechanical energy
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as potential mechanical energy and kinetic mechanical energy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding potential energy transformed into kinetic energy

Additional Learning

To learn more about mechanical energy, review the accompanying lesson, What is Mechanical Energy? - Definition and Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define mechanical energy
  • Differentiate between energy and work
  • Describe kinetic energy and potential energy
  • Familiarize yourself with examples of mechanical energy in action