# Specific kinetic energy

Specific kinetic energy is kinetic energy of an object per unit of mass.

It is defined as $\begin{matrix} e_k = \frac{1}{2} \end{matrix} v^2$.

Where $e_k$ is the specific kinetic energy and $v$ is velocity. It has units of J/kg, which is equivalent to m2/s2.

Last modified on 15 July 2012, at 16:33