Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 6 - Work and Energy - Questions: 4

Answer

Yes.

Work Step by Step

The normal force is the force perpendicular to the contact surface between two objects. An object can move in a direction perpendicular to this surface, meaning that the normal force does work. For example, when a woman is launched upward by a trampoline, the normal force from the surface is doing positive work on her.
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