repulsive force


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repulsive force

[ri′pəl·siv ′fȯrs]
(mechanics)
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The velocities of the LPEC with CA and EA, where the electrodynamic repulsive forces act, after a sharp initial increase practically do not change.
Consideration of Taylor series consistency also reveals an existence of artificial repulsive force in gradient model of MPS method (Tsuruta et al.
For the equivalent repulsive force of the conventional PFM and the fuzzy control system, a proper membership function [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] for the pth fuzzy rule must be designed based on the designed fuzzy rules, and the defuzzified overall output of the fuzzy controller in (12) must be equivalent to that of the PFM.
Natural external force is caused by aggregation of celestial objects, and natural repulsive force is provoked by repulsion of celestial objects.
As the sample keeps moving towards the tip, the contacting time increases and repulsive forces are exerted on the tip.
At this point, the van der Waals attraction between the two bubble surfaces exceeds the repulsive force resulting in coalescence.
However; alkali or dispersant or both are always added to test soil suspensions to ensure that there is a net osmotic repulsive force between the negatively charged clay particles.
Magnetic fields, or naturally occurring lines of attractive or repulsive force that radiate between Earth's north and south poles.
It treats the potential energy of interaction between colloidal particles as being the sum of van der Waals attractive force and double layers' repulsive force as explained above.
And it is only getting harder as the term "special interest" gathers the kind of totemic, repulsive force that "Mason" once held in American politics.
Holbrooke's appointment as ambassador is in an eccentric holding orbit, the result of the very weak propelling forces of the White House balanced by the repulsive force of Jesse Helms, whose minions make it clear they are looking for any excuse to stop his confirmation.
Astronomers are increasingly confident that they have detected the first strong evidence that the universe is permeated by a repulsive force, Rudy Giuliani.