Learning Objectives
Recall that the zero point for energy in a gravity field is at infinity.
Recognise and use the relationship for potential energy in a gravity field
Derive the relationship for gravitational potential.
Understand the concept of equipotentials.
Key Questions
What is gravitational Potential Energy?
How is gravitational potential different?
How do we show potential graphically?
What are equipotentials?
Key Words
Force, mass, infinity, energy, potential, equipotentials.