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Name: Work, Energy, and Power in Humans
ID: m42153
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Explain the human body’s consumption of energy when at rest vs. when engaged in activities that do useful work.
  • Calculate the conversion of chemical energy in food into useful work.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: basal metabolic rate, chemical energy, energy, energy conversion, metabolic rate, power, useful work, work
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Dec 21, 2011 1:28 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 5, 2012 8:38 pm +0000

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Version: 1.5 Feb 19, 2014 3:33 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
added magnitude to exercises (errata)

Version: 1.4 Jul 5, 2012 8:38 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer Currently viewing this version.
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Version: 1.3 Jun 20, 2012 9:47 am +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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post W&N QA

Version: 1.2 May 29, 2012 4:23 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Dec 28, 2011 1:22 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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