Elastic Potential Energy?

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Elastic potential energy refers to the potential energy of an elastic object (for example a bow or a catapult) that is deformed under tension or compression (or stressed in formal terminology). It results from a force that tries to restore the object to its original shape, which is most often the electromagnetic force between the atoms and molecules that constitute the object.
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what is elastic potential energy? Something that is like a spring In the case of a spring of natural length land under an extension of x, elastic potential energy can be calculated
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( 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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Elastic potential energy is potential energy stored as a result of deformation of an elastic
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elastic potential energy: potential energy that is stored when a body is deformed (as in a coiled spring)
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Elastic potential energy is the energy that can be either caused by or released by the elastic distortion of either a solid or a liquid. You can find more information here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elastic_Potential_Energy
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