Simple Case - force, the crucial aspect to the concept of...

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Simple Case Consider a particle moving in a straight line that is acted on by a constant force in the same direction as the motion of the particle. In this very simple case, the work is defined as the product of the force and the displacement of the particle. Unlike a situation in which you hold something in place, exerting a normal
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Unformatted text preview: force, the crucial aspect to the concept of work is that it defines a constant force applied over a distance. If a force F acts on a particle over a distance x , then the work done is simply: W = Fx...
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