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The Reaction Force Does no Work?: a Comment on Physica Scripta 84 (2011) 055004

Authors: Ron Bourgoin

Newton's third law will not produce correct results as long as the work of the reacting force is not considered. We have always only focused on the work of the acting force. We have never considered the work of the reacting force, but to obtain correct results at the microscopic level we have no choice but to admit that the reacting force performs work.

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[v1] 9 Nov 2011
[v2] 14 Nov 2011

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