# Work (electrical)

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Electrical work is the work done on a charged particle by an electric field.wikipedia
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### Voltage

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The difference in electric potential between two points (i.e., voltage) in a static electric field is defined as the work needed per unit of charge to move a test charge between the two points.

### Work (physics)

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Electrical work is the work done on a charged particle by an electric field.

### Electric field

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Electrical work is the work done on a charged particle by an electric field.

### Electrochemical cell

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### Electric charge

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### Coulomb

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### Displacement (vector)

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### Volt

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Particles that are free to move, if positively charged, normally tend towards regions of lower voltage (net negative charge), while if negatively charged they tend to shift towards regions of higher voltage (net positive charge).

### Conservative force

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The electric force is a conservative force: work done by a static electric field is independent of the path taken by the charge.

### Path (topology)

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The electric force is a conservative force: work done by a static electric field is independent of the path taken by the charge.

### Electric potential

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There is no change in the voltage (electric potential) around any closed path; when returning to the starting point in a closed path, the net of the external work done is zero.

### Kirchhoff's circuit laws

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This is the basis of Kirchhoff's voltage law, one of the most fundamental laws governing electrical and electronic circuits, according to which the voltage gains and the drops in any electrical circuit always sum to zero.

### Potential energy

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To move q+ (with the same charge) closer to Q+ (starting from infinity, where the potential energy=0, for convenience), positive work would be performed.

### Coulomb's law

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So, integrating and using Coulomb's Law for the force:

### Heat-shrink tubing

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Heat-shrink tubing (or, commonly, heat shrink or heatshrink) is a shrinkable plastic tube used to insulate wires, providing abrasion resistance and environmental protection for stranded and solid wire conductors, connections, joints and terminals in electrical work.

### Work

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### Watt

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In terms of electromagnetism, one watt is the rate at which electrical work is performed when a current of one ampere (A) flows across an electrical potential difference of one volt (V), meaning the watt is equivalent to the volt-ampere (the latter unit, however, is used for a different quantity from the real power of an electrical circuit).

### Electric power

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### Electric potential energy

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:The electrostatic potential energy, U E, of one point charge q at position r in the presence of an electric field E is defined as the negative of the work W done by the electrostatic force to bring it from the reference position r ref to that position r.

### First law of thermodynamics

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It is irrelevant if the work is electrical, mechanical, chemical,... or if done suddenly or slowly, as long as it is performed in an adiabatic way, that is to say, without heat transfer into or out of the system.

### Electrochemistry

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This energy is referred to as electrical work and is expressed by the following equation:

### Inertial electrostatic confinement

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As they accelerate, the electric field does work on the ions, heating them to fusion conditions.

### Electricity

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