Energy

The term energy comes from the Greek and means something like “acting force”. Expressed graphically, energy is the ability to perform work, emit heat or radiate light. It is therefore necessary if something is to be set in motion, accelerated, lifted, heated or illuminated.

  • Light energy

    Definition Also called light and/or luminous energy; refers to the energy that is transported through light waves. Light is made…

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  • Hydroelectric Energy

    Definition: Hydroelectric or hydroelectric energy is that which originates from the use of water that falls from a certain height.┬áThe…

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  • Nuclear energy

    Definition: It is one that is generated by a process in which the atoms of a material called uranium disintegrate.┬áThe…

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  • Mechanical energy

    Definition: Mechanical energy is that which a body or system derives from the speed of its movement or its specific…

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  • Magnetic energy

    Definition: Magnetism or magnetic energy is a natural phenomenon by which some objects produce attractive or repulsive forces on other…

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  • Solar energy

    Definition: Solar energy is that which reaches the Earth in the form of electromagnetic radiation (mainly light, heat and ultraviolet…

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  • Chemical energy

    Definition: When we speak of chemical energy, we refer to what is contained or produced through reactions between the molecules…

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  • Ionic energy

    Definition: Ionic energy, also called ionization, is the energy obtained from the separation between an electron and an atom. In…

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  • Metabolic energy

    Definition Metabolic energy: it is generated by living organisms through chemical oxidation processes as a product of the food they…

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  • Radiant energy

    Definition: Radiant energy is the energy possessed by electromagnetic waves such as visible light, radio waves, ultraviolet (UV), infrared (IR)…

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