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Work (W), as a physical entity, is the energy used in order to displace a body over a distance (s) by means of a force (F) acting in the direction of the displacement.


When a body is rotated, the mechanical work is:


The quantities of work, energy and heat energy are interchangeable entities in the technical context, defined by the same unit, viz. Joule (J).