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Ix physics full notes chapter 3

  1. 1. Work and EnergyKey Learning :1. Work is done when force acting on a body produces displacement in it.2. Work done = Force x displacement in the direction of force3. Work is a scalar quantity.4. The SI unit of work is joule (j).5. Work done is positive if the angle between force and displacement isacute.6. Work done is negative if the angle between force and displacement isobtuse.7. Work done on an object by a force would be zero if the displacement ofthe object is zero.8. When a body moves along a circular path, the force acts along the radiusof the circular path and the motion of the body is along the tangentialdirection. Therefore, the angle between the direction of motion and the forceis 90°. Hence, no work is done on a body when it moves in a circular path.9. An object having a capability to do work is said to possess energy.10. The energy possessed by a body by virtue of its motion is called kineticenergy.11. The energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position or change inconfiguration is called potential energy.12. Power is defined as the rate at which work is done.13. The change of one form of energy into another is called transformationof energy.For More School Notes & Projects Visit www.toppersarena.com
  2. 2. 14. Law of conservation of energy states that energy can neither be creatednor be destroyed but can be transformed from one form to another.15. Energy exists in nature in several forms such as kinetic energy, potentialenergy, heat energy, chemical energy etc. The sum of the kinetic andpotential energies of an object is called its mechanical energy.16. The energy used in one hour at the rate of 1kW is called 1 kW h.Top Formulae:For More School Notes & Projects Visit www.toppersarena.com

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