A bettery is connected in series to a resistor, which is immersed in water. Would you classify the flow of energy from the battery to the resistor as "heat" or "work"?
What about the flow of energy from the resistor to the water?
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The energy transferred from the battery to the resistor is Work. This energy is the energy the battery supplies in order to move the wire's electrons in an electric field. Note that the electrons' motion is not spontaneous but depends on ...
The solution discusses the different types of energy that are present at a simple circuit