Mechanical Energy of a Satellite in Circular Orbit (4:23)
The mechanical energy of a satellite in circular orbit is solved for in terms of universal gravitational potential energy. And the velocity of the satellite is compared to escape velocity. This is an AP Physics 1 topic.
0:14 Types of mechanical energy of a satellite
1:21 Solving for the velocity of a satellite
2:34 Solving for the mechanical energy of a satellite
3:31 Comparing satellite velocity to escape velocity
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