   Chapter 3, Problem 12RQ Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

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Jack Erjavec + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133612315

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Section Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133612315
Textbook Problem

Work is calculated by multiplying by.

To determine

When multiplying _____ with ______ work is obtained.

Explanation

Work can be said to be done on a body or object if force acting on the body or the object moves the body/object by some distance in the direction of the force. As the work done depends on the direction of the applied force, so it is calculated as:

Work = Force×Displacement

For example, consider a body at rest. A force of 25 N is acting on the body as shown in the figure below.

Figure 1: Representation of work done by the force (F = 25N) on the body

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