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Definition of weight

The product of an objects mass and gravitonal acceleration

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Definition of mass

The amount of matter an object is comprised of

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The definition of density

Weight per unit volume

4

What is the standard temperature used when measuring density?

4C

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SPG formula of a liquid

Density of substance/ density of distilled water

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SPG formula of a solid

Weight of a substance/ weight of equal volume of distilled water

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SPG of gasoline

0.72

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Definition of energy

The capacity of an object to perform work

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The 3 groups of potential energy

1. Due to position
2. Distortion of an elastic body
3. That which produces work through chemical action

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The most common unit of measuring mechanical energy in the USA

Horse power

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1 horse power is equivalent to

33,000 ft lbs/ min