Energy, Work, and Power
ENERGY AND WORK
The main points covered in this chapter are summarized below.
Energy and Work Summary
Energy is the ability to do work.
The work done by a force on an object is the product of the force and the
distance the object moves in the direction of the force.
Kinetic energy is the energy an object has because of its motion.
or KE =
Potential energy is the energy of an object due to its position.