kinetic energy


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ki·net·ic en·er·gy (K),

the energy of motion.

ki·net·ic en·er·gy

(ki-net'ik en'ĕr-jē)
The energy of motion.
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The testing platform, based on the development board FRDM KL25Z with ARM-Cortex M0+ MCU, is powered by the harvested kinetic energy converted by LTC3588, a nanopower energy harvesting power supply.
When dealing with an ideal gas without net translation, all of the energy should be considered as kinetic energy, exclusively.
Figure 7 shows that fluctuation arises in yaw kinetic energy when retarder is working at 1st, 2nd and 3rd gear, and the peak occurs at about 1 s, but it reduces to 0 after 2.7 s, in another word, the vehicle has a slightly transverse movement at the beginning of braking and then becomes stable in a short time.
Figures 7-9 depict the temporal evolution of the plane- and ensemble-averaged kinetic energy, the turbulent kinetic energy, and the absolute out-of-plane vorticity as a function of the crank angle.
The Integrated Kinetic Energy calculation that TIKE is based on was more than 300 terajoules for Hurricane Sandy.
The system starts to recover kinetic energy the moment the driver lifts off the accelerator pedal and the vehicle begins to decelerate.
Major areas of interest include warhead technology, warhead/target interaction methodology, advanced projectiles, counters to active protection systems, modeling and simulation, testing innovations, chemical energy penetrator technologies, kinetic energy penetrator technologies, terminal ballistics, quantification of terminal effects benefits, and multipurpose warheads.
Water is approximately 1,000 times denser than air and therefore for the same speed of movement contains approximately 1,000 times more kinetic energy (try standing immersed in a 30mph wind and then standing immersed in a 30mph river).
Four years later, LeMieux is the CEO and founder of Tremont Electric in Cleveland, OH, a company built around nPower kinetic energy harvesting.
Upon release, this stored energy due to being stretched turns into kinetic energy, or energy due to an object's motion, says Igor Sokolov, a physicist at Clarkson University in New York.
Delivering 3" to 4" of clean penetration before fragmenting, the round is made with controlled expansion features designed to penetrate through hide and bone and deliver all kinetic energy inside the target.
Ray Kellock, 64, took the title at the 46th contest for the second time - saying he had perfected his "kinetic energy theory" that brought him success in 2008.

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