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What unit is used to measure work?
Under what condition is no work performed when a force is applied?
Which expression correctly defines kinetic energy?
What does the law of conservation of energy state?
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Power is defined as:
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The formula for calculating power can also be expressed as:
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What type of energy is associated with an object's motion?
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If a force is applied but no displacement occurs, how much work is done?
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Study Notes
Work
 Definition: Work is the transfer of energy that occurs when a force is applied to an object and causes displacement.

Formula: Work (W) = Force (F) × Displacement (d) × cos(θ)
 θ = angle between the force and displacement direction.
 Units: Joules (J) where 1 J = 1 N·m (Newtonmeter).

Conditions:
 Work is done only when there is displacement.
 No work is done if the force is perpendicular to the displacement (cos(90°) = 0).
Energy
 Definition: Energy is the capacity to do work.

Types of Energy:

Kinetic Energy (KE): Energy of an object in motion.
 Formula: KE = (1/2) mv², where m = mass, v = velocity.

Potential Energy (PE): Energy stored in an object due to its position or configuration.
 Gravitational Potential Energy: PE = mgh, where h = height above a reference point.

Kinetic Energy (KE): Energy of an object in motion.
 Law of Conservation of Energy: Energy cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed from one form to another.
Power
 Definition: Power is the rate at which work is done or energy is transferred.
 Formula: Power (P) = Work (W) / Time (t)
 Units: Watts (W) where 1 W = 1 J/s (Joule per second).
 Alternative Formula: P = F × v, where F = force and v = velocity.
 Importance: Power indicates how quickly work can be done; higher power means more work done in less time.
Work
 Work involves energy transfer through force leading to displacement of an object.
 Formula for calculating work: Work (W) = Force (F) × Displacement (d) × cos(θ), where θ is the angle between the force and displacement.
 Measured in Joules (J), with 1 Joule equivalent to 1 Newtonmeter (N·m).
 Work requires actual displacement; no work is done if displacement is zero or if the force is applied perpendicular to the direction of displacement (cos(90°) = 0).
Energy
 Energy defines the ability to perform work.
 Kinetic Energy (KE): The energy possessed by an object due to its motion, calculated using KE = (1/2) mv² (m = mass, v = velocity).
 Potential Energy (PE): Energy stored based on an object's position or state, prominently gravitational potential energy, represented by PE = mgh (m = mass, g = gravitational acceleration, h = height).
 The Law of Conservation of Energy asserts that energy cannot be created or destroyed; it can only change forms.
Power
 Power quantifies the speed at which work is accomplished or energy is transferred.
 Power is calculated with the formula: Power (P) = Work (W) / Time (t).
 Expressed in Watts (W), where 1 Watt equals 1 Joule per second (J/s).
 An alternative format of power calculation: P = F × v, where F represents force and v represents velocity.
 Higher power indicates a greater capability to perform work in a shorter amount of time.
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Description
This quiz covers fundamental concepts in physics related to work, energy, and power. It includes definitions, formulas, and conditions associated with work, as well as types of energy and the Law of Conservation of Energy. Test your understanding of these key principles!