elastic potential energy


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elastic potential energy

[i′las·tik pə¦ten·chəl ¦en·ər·jē]
(mechanics)
Capacity that a body has to do work by virtue of its deformation.
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In literature (SHI & LIU, 2007), takes also the non-linear elastic potential energy is U ([[theta].
This information can then be used to estimate the air resistance component of the bounce and hence make estimates of the frictional loss involved in the bounce and the elastic potential energy.
So the Flybar stores about four times the amount of elastic potential energy as the low-going pogo can.