repulsive force


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repulsive force

[ri′pəl·siv ′fȯrs]
(mechanics)
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Since the surface diffusivity of the surfactant molecules decreases with increase in viscosity of the medium, the depletion of repulsive force at the barrier ring is expected to be slower, resulting in the increase in coalescence time.
Enhancements of this approach were used in a patent held by Feigenbaum (1993), where labels were placed as close as possible to corresponding point features by means of attractive and repulsive forces acting between point features and labels.
On the other hand, the osmotic repulsive force can only be neglected in comparison with gravity as long as the particles are sufficiently far apart.
The colloidal particles are under the influence of attractive and repulsive forces.
Have we not been witnessing repulsive forces at work in the City of Angels for some time?
The data showed no correlation between pedestrian separation and "interaction energy," a measure analogous to an electron's repulsive force (or for people, the level of discomfort).
Mutual repulsive force between the electric charges, which caused jet bending was constrained by the increased viscous resistance.
5) experiences increases in the repulsive pressure as the percolating solution becomes more dilute, until the repulsive force starts to exceed the total attractive force and as a result the 3-plate model starts to swell and the domain as a whole starts to increase in volume to a greater extent than is obtained for the Ca-saturated clay; this corresponds to the threshold concentration.
This repulsive force stems from a quantum mechanical effect called the Pauli exclusion principle.
For small inter-atomic distances such that the orbitals of inner electrons overlap, a repulsive force component arises.
2002) measured the long-range repulsive force between two charged micrometre-sized polystyrene particles at an oil/water interface with the laser tweezer method.
In Proposition 8, repulsion is defined as the impenetrability of a body; and this allows Kant to characterize the presence of a substance in terms of filling space with repulsive force rather than in terms of combining smaller elements together.