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If i apply force to an object, but the object is too heavy to have moved, will i still have done work?
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If i apply force to an object, but the object is too heavy to have moved, will i still have done work?
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
confusion?? because w=fs
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mayankdevnaniBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
force is applied and displacement is also occur
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aceaceBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but there is no displacementas there is too much mass then will there have been work done?
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amistre64Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it depends on where your definition of "work" is focused.
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no movement, no work done... \[\int\limits_{a}^{a} F*dx = 0 \] ...no matter what F is
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imron07Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The phrase "i did work" still unclear. Only force do work. If you refer word ""I" to the "force you used to push the wall", then work is zero. But there's another force when you push the wall that does work. That's why you feel tired even if the wall isn't moving :)
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uzumakhiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
work done = force * displacement so if object is not moving then you have done no work done
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pitankarBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no displacement in the direction of force, no work done. even if you died pushing the object hard. ^_^ No displacement along the direction of force means no work done.
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pkjha3105Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
w=\[\int\limits_{0}^{d}\]f.ds...hence if displacement is zero,no work is said to be done in physics...
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