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Episode 46 – Energy – The Basics

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In this episode I talk about the definitions of energy, work, an power. This episode was created because I found that I needed to lay a foundation before I talked about insulation and the conservation of energy. We often use the words power and energy interchangeably and that is incorrect. Energy is the ability to

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Episode 7 – Simple Machines Part 2

This episode is a continuation of the previous episode. In this one we continue to explore the force and distance relationship with three new simple machines: the pulley, the wheel and axle, and the screw.

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Episode 6 – Simple Machines Part 1

In this episode we will discuss simple machines and the concept trading distance for force to get the same work completed. Work is defined in physics as Force X Distance. Often it is advantageous to use less force over a greater distance to accomplish work that could not be done otherwise. Simple machines are designed

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