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Is it possible that a body is in accelerated motion under force acting on the body, yet no work is being done by the force? can you give an example with breif explanation.

Is it possible that a body is in accelerated motion under force acting on the body, yet no work is being done by the force? can you give an example with breif explanation.

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Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
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11 years ago

if the force is perpendicular to the instantaneous velocity, no work is done because dW=F·dr=F·vdt, best example is uniform circular motion, another example is magnetic field

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