Conservative Force and Potential Energy (8:14)
The equation which relates a conservative force to potential energy is derived. Examples are shown which prove the equation to be correct. An example is worked through and a gravitational comparison is made. This is an AP Physics 1 and AP Physics C: Mechanics topic.
0:00 Deriving the Conservative Force Equation
1:27 Showing the equation works
3:21 Understanding the Problem
4:15 Solving the Problem
6:31 Understanding why the answer is negative