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BodhiAI
Sept. 23, 2019

Gravitation Potential Energy and Escape Velocity:

Gravitational Potential Energy

W = GMmr

U = GMm/r

(ii) Units : Joule

(iii) Dimension : [ML2T-2]

(iv) Gravitational potential energy is always negative

(vii) In case of discrete distribution of masses

Escape Velocity