Why do we use cosine in case of work?
Asked by sandeep kundala | 30th Oct, 2009, 09:41: AM
Work done is defined as the product of applied force and the displacement that takes place in the direction of applied force ( which refers to cos component of displacement).
Hence, W = F.S = FS cosθ
Answered by | 30th Oct, 2009, 02:21: PM
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