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  • Created on: 27-10-11 14:59

Work is all about energy transfer.

You can move evergy around but you cannot create or destroy it.

Whenever something is being lifted or moved there is energy being transformed from one form to another but it has to go somewhere. This is called the law of the conservation of energy.

The energy transferred when you move something is the work done.

This depends on the sice of the force and the distance the object travels.

Work done is measured in joules (J).


The equation for work done is :

work done (J) = force(N) x distance moved in the direction of the force(m)

The distance moved in the direction of the force


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