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Work $W$

Energy that is transferred mechanically (over a distance)

$$W=\vec F\cdot \Delta \vec s$$

$\vec F$ is force that acts while a displacement of $\Delta \vec s$ takes place.

  • Scalar property
  • Symbol: $W$
  • SI-unit: Joule $\mathrm{[J]=[kg\cdot m^2/s^2]}$

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