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Derivation of the Work

Derivation of the Work - in the one-dimensional case with a...

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Derivation of the Work-Energy Theorem It would be easy to simply state the theorem mathematically. However, an examination of how the theorem was generated gives us a greater understanding of the concepts underlying the equation. Because a complete derivation requires calculus, we shall derive the theorem
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Unformatted text preview: in the one-dimensional case with a constant force. Consider a particle acted upon by a force as it moves from x o to x f . Its velocity also increases from v o to v f . The net work on the particle is given by: W net = F net (x f- x o )...
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