I was wondering how I would go about working out the energy required to cut a material (e.g. stone or steel) if given a volume, and all the necessary values pertaining to that specific material?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

For example, how would I work out the amount of energy required to cut a steel block of dimensions 1 x 1 x 1m. At a depth of 0.2m about the center of the block? Hypothetically, let's say it was cut with a knife of regular kitchen knife dimensions. What steps and formulas would you use?

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# How to calculate the energy required to cut a specific material?

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