Does the transfer of energy takes place when you push a huge rock with all your might and fail to move it ? Where is the energy you spend going ?

Asked by  | 28th Oct, 2012, 07:05: PM

Expert Answer:

work is done only when some motion is there in the direction of force applied
however at molecular level there would be a tranfer of energy which can be stated as resulting in deformation of that rock

Answered by  | 28th Oct, 2012, 07:07: PM

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