Public Formula Library

WORK

Just for viewing purposes. You can store and calculate this formula only inside the application.

Formula name

WORK

Description

mechanical work of a force

Syntax

/*Work done by a constant force F along a distance d*/
W = F*d*COS(α)

Notes

Work done by constant force F along a straight path of length d, where alpha is the angle between the direction of the force and the path.
If the force points along the direction of the path, the angle alpha is zero, thus cos(alpha) will be 1 and the formula reduces to W = F*d.

Category / Subcategory

Physics / Classical mechanics

Creator

pbrodmann@brodmann.biz

Account

Free

Tags

constant force F along a distance

return Register now