**Joules per kilogram**.

What is the unit of intensity of sound?

**decibel is the unit of intensity of sound**.

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Also, the gravitational potential is defined as the amount of work done in bringing a body of unit mass from infinity to the point where potential has to be determined. SI unit of work (W) is Joule(J) and mass is kilogram (Kg). Therefore, the SI unit of gravitational potential is **JKg=JKg−1** .

Gravitational Force **The kilogram force (kgf)** is a gravitational unit of force. The force exerted by the earth on a body of mass 1 kg is regarded as 1 kgf.

Or, V = [M1 L2 T-2] × [M1 L0 T0]-1 = [M0 L2 T-2]. Therefore, Gravitational Potential is dimensionally represented as **[M0 L2 T-2]**.

Gravitational potential: Gravitational potential at any point is defined as the amount of work done in moving a unit mass from infinity to that point. Dimensional formula: **[M0L2T2]**.

Or, G = [M1 L1 T-2] × [L]2 × [M]-2 = [M-1 L3 T-2]. Therefore, the gravitational constant is dimensionally represented as **M-1 L3 T-2**.

The unit of gravitational field intensity is N/kg. The dimensional formula is given by **[M0L1T-2]**.

Gravitational Potential is defined as the potential energy of a particle of unit mass at that point due to the gravitational force exerted byearth. Gravitational potential energy of a unit mass is known as gravitational potential. Mathematically: **Gpotential= -GM/R**.

Gravitational potential is a scalar quantity. Its SI unit is Jkg-1 or Nm/kg and the **cgs unit is erg g-1**.

Now, as asked in the question, the gravitational potential energy can be defined as, **The energy stored in an object when it is taken in the direction against the gravitational force of the earth** is called gravitational potential energy.

In the first equation above, g is referred to as the acceleration of gravity. Its value is **9.8 m/s2** on Earth. That is to say, the acceleration of gravity on the surface of the earth at sea level is 9.8 m/s2.

The formula is: **weight/mass = gravitational field strength**. On Earth the gravitational field strength is 10 N/kg. Other planets have different gravitational field strengths.

Or, G.P.E = [M1 L0 T0] × [M0 L1 T-2] × [M0 L1 T0] = **[M1 L2 T-2]**. Therefore, Gravitational Potential Energy is dimensionally represented as [M1 L2 T-2].

**An object’s energy increases when it is raised through a height**, this is because work is done on it against gravity while it is being raised. The energy present in such an object is the gravitational potential energy.

Gravitational potential energy is **the energy possessed or acquired by an object due to a change in its position when it is present in a gravitational field**. In simple terms, it can be said that gravitational potential energy is an energy that is related to gravitational force or to gravity.

Definition of gravitational potential : the **scalar quantity characteristic of a point in a gravitational field whose gradient equals the intensity of the field and equal to the work required to move a body of unit mass from given point to a point infinitely remote**.

Gravitational potential energy is energy an object possesses because of its position in a gravitational field. The most common use of gravitational potential energy is for an object near the surface of the Earth where the gravitational acceleration can be assumed to be constant at **about 9.8 m/s2**.

This acceleration is known as acceleration due to gravity (g). Its value is given by **9.8 m/s2**.

The value of g at the centre of the earth is **zero**.

➡️The value of g is **9.8 m/s^2**.

EquationSymbols**g** = F g m 2 = G m 1 r 2 g=dfrac{F_g}{m_2} = dfrac{G m_1}{r^2} g=m2Fg=r2Gm1g g g is the gravitational field strength

Gravitational potential is not a vector quantity instead it is **a scalar quantity** and is a negative value.

[**ML2T−2]**

Potential energy is defined as **the energy stored in an object**. … Elastic potential energy is defined as the energy possessed by virtue of stresses within its body and an electric potential is defined as the energy possessed by an object by virtue of the total charge stored within.