Elastic potential energy is the energy stored from an elastic object being stretched or compressed. It equals the amount of work that was done to stretch the object. The equation for elastic potential energy is PE=1/2kx2... More »

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Examples of elastic potential energy include a rubber band, spring, bouncing ball, catapult, bungee cord, bow string and trampoline. Elastic potential energy is stored in these objects when they are pulled, stretched or ... More »

According to Physics Classroom, elastic potential energy is a kind of energy kept in elastic materials due to compression or stretching by an external force. The elastic potential energy formula is P.E = 1/2 kx2. More »

Examples of elastic potential energy include a rubber band, spring, bouncing ball, catapult, bungee cord, bow string and trampoline. Elastic potential energy is stored in these objects when they are pulled, stretched or ... More »

Elastic energy is the potential energy stored in a material or physical system as the volume or shape is distorted. When objects are stretched or compressed, elastic energy is stored, according to the Physics Classroom. More »

As the height of an object triples, the potential energy of said object also triples. Potential energy is directly related to an object’s height and increases or decreases linearly as the height of the object increases o... More »

According to Physics Classroom, elastic potential energy is a kind of energy kept in elastic materials due to compression or stretching by an external force. The elastic potential energy formula is P.E = 1/2 kx2. More »