Wirk (pheesics)

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Wirk
Baseball pitching motion 2004.jpg
A basebaw pitcher daes positive wirk on the baw bi applyin a force tae it ower the distance it muives while in his grip.
Common seembols
W
SI unit joule (J)
In SI base units 1 kgm2/s2
Derivations frae
other quantities

W = Fs

W = τ θ

In pheesics, a force is said tae dae wirk if, when actin on a body, there is a displacement o the pynt o application in the direction o the force.