mechanical energy

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Noun1.mechanical energy - energy in a mechanical formmechanical energy - energy in a mechanical form    
energy, free energy - (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms"
K.E., kinetic energy - the mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its motion
P.E., potential energy - the mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its position; stored energy
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Also, use of wind turbines, when these wind turbines continue to roll clockwise, they convert mechanical energy to electrical energy, thereby, providing electrical power.
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[USPRwire, Wed Oct 24 2018] In an electric vehicle drive system, an electric motor for electric vehicle converts the stored electrical energy in a battery to mechanical energy. Today, electric mobility on the back of technological improvements are expanding lucrative opportunities for the companies involved in the manufacturing of electric motors for electric vehicles .
Skeletal muscles are composed of special cells, the muscle fibers, which ‑ on the basis of a coupled reaction ‑ can generate mechanical energy that is transferred to surroundings as work.
The Mack Energy Recovery Technology captures waste energy from the MP8HE's exhaust, converts it to mechanical energy, then delivers it back to the crankshaft as additional torque.
Rather, the pump utilises hydraulic fluid to convert mechanical energy into kinetic energy which is then reconverted into mechanical energy and used as torque.
Tangent of delta (tan delta) quantifies the way a material absorbs and returns mechanical energy. It is a measure of the out-of-phase time relationship between an impact and the resultant force transmitted to the supporting body.
In addition, UTC Aerospace Systems' air turbine starter converts pneumatic power from the aircraft's auxiliary power unit into mechanical energy to supply the necessary torque to start the engine both on the ground and in the air.
In this paper, the influence of ultrasonic vibration on the polymer melt is analyzed in the aspects of mechanical energy transmission and mechanical energy conversion, which are divided from the energy of ultrasonic vibration, and the theoretical models of the flow properties in these two aspects are established and analyzed.
"This is the first transducer that is ultrathin, flexible, scalable and bidirectional, meaning it can convert mechanical energy to electrical energy and electrical energy to mechanical energy."
In this case the electrical energy is converted into mechanical energy, and again that mechanical energy converted into electrical energy at the same time.

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