To see an example of work in a simple system

To see an example of work in a simple system - Clearly if...

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To see an example of work in a simple system, let us consider the work done by a gravitational force on a falling object. The gravitational force is simply mg , and let us denote the distance of the fall by h .
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Unformatted text preview: Clearly if the object simply falls straight down, the work done is given by W = mgh . But what if the object falls at an angle from vertical, as seen below? Figure %: An object falling at an angle...
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