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Name: Conservative force
ID: m14104
Language: English (en)
Summary: Total work done by conservative force in a closed path motion is zero.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Conservative force
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Sunil Kumar Singh (
Copyright Holders: Sunil Kumar Singh (
Maintainers: Sunil Kumar Singh (

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Nov 10, 2006 9:37 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Sep 3, 2009 6:27 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.6 Sep 3, 2009 6:27 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.5 Aug 25, 2007 4:18 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.4 Nov 12, 2006 7:01 am -0600 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.3 Nov 11, 2006 9:42 pm -0600 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.2 Nov 11, 2006 4:15 am -0600 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.1 Nov 10, 2006 11:15 pm -0600 by Sunil Kumar Singh

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