surface force


surface force
a force applied to the surface of an object.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • surface force — paviršinė jėga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. surface force vok. Flächenkraft, f; Oberflächenkraft, f rus. поверхностная сила, f pranc. force de surface, f; force superficielle, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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  • Force — For other uses, see Force (disambiguation). See also: Forcing (disambiguation) Forces are also described as a push or pull on an object. They can be due to phenomena such as gravity, magnetism, or anything that might cause a mass to accelerate …   Wikipedia

  • surface analysis — ▪ chemistry Introduction       in analytical chemistry (chemistry), the study of that part of a solid that is in contact with a gas or a vacuum. When two phases of matter are in contact, they form an interface. The term surface is usually… …   Universalium

  • Surface forces apparatus — The surface force apparatus (SFA) is a scientific instrument and technique pioneered by D. Tabor, R.H.S. Winterton, J.N. Israelachvili in the early 1970s at Cambridge University. By the mid 70 s Israelachvili had adapted the original design to… …   Wikipedia

  • force de surface — paviršinė jėga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. surface force vok. Flächenkraft, f; Oberflächenkraft, f rus. поверхностная сила, f pranc. force de surface, f; force superficielle, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • force — a directed interaction between two objects that tends to change the momentum of both. Since a force has both direction and magnitude, it can be expressed as a vector applied force axial force body force braking force camber force central force… …   Mechanics glossary

  • force superficielle — paviršinė jėga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. surface force vok. Flächenkraft, f; Oberflächenkraft, f rus. поверхностная сила, f pranc. force de surface, f; force superficielle, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Force (mécanique) — Force (physique) Pour les articles homonymes, voir force. Une force désigne, en physique, l interaction entre deux objets ou systèmes, une action mécanique capable d imposer une accélération, ce qui induit un déplacement ou une déformation de l… …   Wikipédia en Français


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