How to calculate the work from force (acceleration and mass)

  1. Hi,

    I would like to calculate the used energy with the accelerometer. Does anyone know how to calculate the used energy (work) from acceleration and body mass?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. russ_watters

    Staff: Mentor

    f=ma
    v=at
    d=vt
    w=fd
     
  4. Remember, work is the area under the force/distance curve.

    If force is constant with distance, then the force/distance curve is actually a strait line, so the work is

    W=FD

    Also, remember that

    F=ma
     
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