A particle is constrained to move in one dimension along the axis and is acted upon by a force given by where is a constant with units appropriate to the SI system.
Find the potential energy function U(x), if is arbitrarily defined to be zero at x = 2.0 m, so that U(2.0) = 0.
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Force & Potential Energy concept. You can view video lessons to learn Force & Potential Energy. Or if you need more Force & Potential Energy practice, you can also practice Force & Potential Energy practice problems.