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The work done by an electric force is proportional to the amount of the charge moved and proportional to the difference of the potential in the starting and the potential in the final position. (It’s similar to the work in the field of gravity attraction.

## What is the work done by the electric force on unit charge?

Work and Voltage: Constant Electric Field

The electric field is by definition the force per unit charge, so that **multiplying the field times the plate separation** gives the work per unit charge, which is by definition the change in voltage.

## What is the work done by this force?

Work is done **whenever a force moves something over a distance**. You can calculate the energy transferred, or work done, by multiplying the force by the distance moved in the direction of the force.

## Does electric force do work?

When a charged particle moves from one position in an electric field to another position in that same electric field, **the electric field does work on the particle**. The work done is conservative; hence, we can define a potential energy for the case of the force exerted by an electric field.

## What is work formula?

**W = F × d**. The dimension of work is the same as that of energy. It is given as, [ML²T^-²]. Unit of Work: The SI unit for the work is joule (J), and it is defined as the work done by a force of 1 Newton in moving an object for a distance of one unit meter in the direction of the force.

## What is the formula of electrical energy?

Electric energy = electric power × time = P × t. Thus the formula for electric energy is given by: Electric energy **= P × t = V × I × t = I2 × R × t = V2t / R.**

## What does it mean when work is 0?

The work done by a force is zero **if the displacement is either zero or perpendicular to the force**. The work done is positive if the force and displacement have the same direction, and negative if they have opposite direction.

## What is an example of work not being done?

Here are some examples: **If someone is pushing on a wall with all their might, but the wall doesn’t move**, no work has occurred. This is because the distance is zero. If someone is using force to hold a rock over their head while walking eastward across a field, no work has occurred.

## Is it correct to say work is done every time force is applied?

Whenever a force is applied to an object, causing the object to move, work is done by **the force**.