Potential Energy

Output: Press calculate

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Formula:PE = mgh

Introduction to Potential Energy Calculator

The potential energy of an object is the energy that it possesses as a result of its position in a gravitational field. The formula to calculate potential energy is PE = mass × height × gravity, where PE represents the potential energy, mass is the mass of the object, height is the height above a reference point, and gravity is the acceleration due to gravity. The standard value for gravity used in the formula is 9.81 m/s^2.

Parameter usage:

Example valid values:


Data validation

The mass and height should be non-negative values. The gravity should be a positive value.


This calculator helps in finding the potential energy possessed by an object due to its position in a gravitational field.

Tags: Physics, Potential Energy, Gravity, Energy