Coulomb force


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Coulomb force

[′kü‚läm ‚fȯrs]
(electricity)
The electrostatic force of attraction or repulsion exerted by one charged particle on another, in accordance with Coulomb's law.
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Attaching a battery is one way of applying a coulomb force across a conductor.
spatial components of Coulomb force calculated in rectangular coordinate system is shown in Fig.
The single-superforce idea is taken here to mean that the superforces associated with General relativity [5] and the Newton and Coulomb forces have the same magnitude.
Incompressible and viscous air flow induced by Coulomb force determined as the production of electric charge density and field strength of the discharge is governed by the system of equations comprising of the Navier-Stokes and the flow continuity equations (for steady-state conditions).
in] is likely to have consequences when considering the mutual Coulomb forces.
For example, in the case of repulsive Coulomb forces k = 1/4 [pi][[epsilon].
In this explanation of the formation of an ionic bond, while the role of the Coulomb force is clear, it is not clear what makes the electron from the donor atom migrate to the acceptor atom.
The static Coulomb force between two like, charged particles can be expressed in the following two forms: