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# NDA & CDS 1 2024 Exam GS Physics Class 7

Welcome to another preparatory session for the NDA & CDS 1 2024 Exam, focusing on essential concepts in work, energy, and power. In today’s class, we’ll dive into fundamental topics...

Welcome to another preparatory session for the NDA & CDS 1 2024 Exam, focusing on essential concepts in work, energy, and power. In today’s class, we’ll dive into fundamental topics such as the concept of work, work under variable force, energy (kinetic and potential), conservation of energy, collisions, and more. Through Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), we’ll reinforce our understanding and ensure readiness for the exam. Let’s delve into these critical concepts!

Understanding Work

Work is a fundamental concept in physics, representing the transfer of energy that occurs when a force is applied to an object and it moves in the direction of the force. Key points to remember about work include:

• Work is calculated as the product of force and displacement in the direction of the force.
• Work can be positive, negative, or zero, depending on the angle between the force and displacement vectors.
• The unit of work is the joule (J), which is equivalent to a newton-meter (NÂ·m).

Exploring Energy

Energy is the ability to do work and is classified into different forms such as kinetic energy (energy of motion) and potential energy (energy stored in an object due to its position or state). Important aspects of energy include:

• Kinetic Energy: Kinetic energy is calculated as one-half the mass times the square of the velocity.
• Potential Energy: Potential energy depends on the position or state of an object and can be gravitational, elastic, or chemical.
• Conservation of Energy: The total energy of a closed system remains constant over time if there are no external forces acting on it.

Investigating Power

Power is the rate at which work is done or energy is transferred. It measures how quickly work is done or how quickly energy is converted. Key points about power include:

• Power is calculated as the rate of doing work, which is the work done divided by the time taken.
• The unit of power is the watt (W), which is equivalent to one joule per second (J/s).

Conclusion

In this class, we’ve explored fundamental concepts in work, energy, and power, crucial for success in the NDA & CDS 1 2024 Exam. Mastering these concepts is essential, as they form the basis of various phenomena in physics. Keep practicing, stay focused, and approach the exam with confidence.