Enter the total force (N) and the distance/displacement (m) into the calculator to determine the Work From Force. 

Work From Force Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Work From Force. 

Wf  = F * X
  • Where Wf is the Work From Force (Joules)
  • F is the total force (N) 
  • X is the distance/displacement (m) 

To calculate work from the force, multiply the total force by the distance.

How to Calculate Work From Force?

The following two example problems outline how to calculate the Work From Force.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the total force (N). In this example, the total force (N) is given as 5.
  2. Next, determine the distance/displacement (m). For this problem, the distance/displacement (m) is given as 7.
  3. Finally, calculate the Work From Force using the equation above: 

Wf  = F * X

Inserting the values from above and solving the equation with the imputed values gives: 

Wf  = 5 * 7 = 35 (Joules)

Example Problem #2: 

Using the same process as above, first define the variables required by the formula. In this case, these values are:

total force (N) = 8

distance/displacement (m) = 9

Entering these values yields:

Wf  = 8 * 9 = 72 (Joules)