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Q & A: Energy, mass, velocity relationship?

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Most recent answer: 09/26/2010
Q:
Hi there, I have Energy,Mass,Gravity 0, I want to know the maximun speed. Are those values enough to calculate, or you need more information, and then what would be the formula to calculate this on the fly? Thanks a lot.
- Mateus (age 31)
Eugene,Or - USA
A:
In non-relativistic mechanics the kinetic energy of an object of mass M and velocity V is just E=MV2/2   Inverting this you get V = SquareRoot(2E/M). 

LeeH

(published on 09/26/2010)

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