Specific kinetic energy
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|Specific kinetic energy|
|Common symbols||ke, or ek|
|SI unit||J/kg, or m2/s2|
|ek = ½v2|
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Specific kinetic energy is kinetic energy of an object per unit of mass.
It is defined as .
Where is the specific kinetic energy and is velocity. It has units of J/kg, which is equivalent to m2/s2.
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