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Homework Help: Work done by a satellite

  1. Oct 5, 2012 #1
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    What is the work done by a satellite moving around the earth at constant altitude. Work done = Force x displacement. The satellite has a mass and displacement. Should it have work?



    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Oct 5, 2012 #2

    tiny-tim

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    hi labview1958! :wink:
    no NO NO!!

    work done = force "dot" displacement :smile:
     
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