5.4.2 Worked Examples for PCOE

Ramp and Pulley
Application of PCOE, involving KE, GPE and heat (due to friction)

Maximum Compression
Application of PCOE, involving GPE, EPE and (no) KE.

Bungee Jump Energy graph.
Plotted against distance, GPE is straight, EPE is quadratic, and KE is “depends”.

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