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Energy via Art

Abraham Tamir*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000120

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    • Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering, Israel

    *Corresponding author: Abraham Tamir, Emeritus Professor of Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

Received: June 03, 2017   Published: June 08, 2017

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Abstract

The major objective of this article is to demonstrate artistically the concept of energy in its different forms. Energy is defined as “the capacity of a physical system to perform work” such as to move an object of a given mass by the application of force. The word energy derives from the Greek word energeia and appearedfor the first time in the work of Aristotle in the 4th century BC where Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716), German philosopher and mathematician, defined it as the product of the mass of an object and its velocity squared, namely mv2

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