L06.02 Work and work energy.pdf

L06.02 Work and work energy.pdf - WORK AND THE WORKENERGY...

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WORK AND THE WORK- ENERGY THEOREM Chapter 6
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Can we solve this? CH6.54 2
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Work The definition of Work in physics is different than everyday life. Work is what is done by a force when an object moves with or against that force, and is mathematically defined as 𝑊𝑊 = 𝐹𝐹 � 𝑑𝑑 = 𝐹𝐹𝑑𝑑𝐹𝐹𝑜𝑜𝑜𝑜𝑜𝑜 where 𝑑𝑑 is the magnitude of the total distance. Work is a scalar quantity, and has SI units of Newton meter ( 𝑁𝑁𝑚𝑚 ) , also called a Joule ( 𝐽𝐽 ) .
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