What is mechanical energy?

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Jan 12, 2017

Answer:

The mechanical energy stored within an object is equal to the sum of the object's kinetic and potential energy.

Explanation:

Simply, the mechanical energy of an object is that which results from the object's position or motion. In other words, it is the sum of the potential and kinetic energy of the object.

#E_(mech)=K+U#

An object which possesses some form of mechanical energy has the capacity to do work.