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# Mass-Energy

E=mc

Mass-Energy
Force, Speed, Work, Kinetic Energy
Concept of Ultimate Speed
Mass Increases as Speed Increases

## WORK done on an object not only

INCREASES its SPEED, but also
contributes to INCREASING its MASS.
MASS is a form of ENERGY.

Mass-Energy

KE = mc2 m0c2
m: mass of the particle traveling at
speed v
m0: rest mass
c: speed of light
KE: kinetic energy

Mass-Energy
m0c2: rest energy
mc2: total energy
mc2 =KE + m0c2
E=mc2
E0=mc2 (total energy for a particle at
rest)

Mass-Energy
Mass is convertible to energy and

vice versa.
Nuclear and elementary particle
physics
e.g.: Neutral pion can decay into pure
converted into electrons.
Nuclear Power Plants

Mass-Energy
Mass is convertible to energy and

vice versa.
Nuclear and elementary particle
physics
e.g.: Neutral pion can decay into pure
converted into electrons.
Nuclear Power Plants

Mass-Energy

Mass-Energy

v<<c
KE= (1/2)mv2
Other equations of special

## relativity are reduced to their

classical forms; i.e., no length
contraction, mass dilation, and
mass increase.

Mass-Energy