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Unformatted text preview: complicated kinematics equations virtually obsolete. It makes calculations easier, and allows us to extend our study to other realms. We will begin by defining work, both mathematically and conceptually. Once we have an understanding of work, we can apply it to a new concept, energy, the measure of change within a system, and establish the WorkEnergy Theorem. We will also look at power, a practical concept that is derived from work. Finally, as we begin to explore more complex situations, we will examine work from a calculus standpoint, and examine variable forces. A good understanding of work is essential for further studies in physics. Work is not only a gateway to more advanced mechanics concepts, it is a concept used in all areas of physics....
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 Fall '10
 DavidJudd
 Physics, mechanics

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