Posts tagged work required
Finding the work required to empty a tank

To find the work required to empty a tank, first divide the tank into an infinite number of slices, then calculate the work required to remove a single slice of substance from the tank, then develop an equation to solve for the work needed to empty the entire tank, based on the work that was required to remove the single slice.

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Work done on elastic springs, and Hooke's law

To find the work required to stretch or compress an elastic spring, you’ll need to use Hooke’s Law. Every spring has its own spring constant k, and this spring constant is used in the Hooke’s Law formula.

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