electric force


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electric force

The force existing between bodies bearing electric charges that are not equal. Bodies with unlike charges experience mutual attraction; those with like charges repel mutually.
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On the contrary, with the electric force F increasing, the chain's backward motion out of the channel will effectively be prohibited, and the translocation probability increases.
Applying Newton's 2nd law to the case of an oil drop moving under the action of gravity, an electric force, and subjected to a drag force gives
Since a part of the lines of electric force are terminated by a finger, sensor capacitance Cl decreases (C-[DELTA]C).
where, [rand.sub.1] and [rand.sub.2] are the two random functions whose values lie in between [0, 1], [Z.sub.a] and [Z.sub.v] are the control parameters which control the influence of actual electric force and previous velocities, [m.sub.j] is the mass of jth CPs which is equal to the [q.sub.k] and [DELTA]t represents the time step which is set to 1.
A stable Taylor cone jet is maintained by the competition of electric force, surface tension force, viscous force.
Among the famous attendees were prima ballerina Masha Ilieva, short track Olympic champion Evgenia Radanova, Kalina Kroumova, the youngest MP, lawyer Vessela Shikova, rhythmic gymnastics Olympic champion Simona Peicheva, Actavis communication director Radoslava Ganozova, Astra Zeneca executive director Zoya Paunova and Electric Force, a dance band who showed off their moves on the dance floor.
Ben Morris, from Kitt's Green, had climbed onto the roof of Lea Hall train station, near Birmingham International, to fetch a ball when the 25,000-volt electric force of overhead cables threw him onto the track.
One possible explanation is the very powerful electric force given off by Central Station -part of an electrified rail line which loops around the city centre.
Electric force Electric field gradient and distribution above microscopy (EFM) the sample surface.
Under a high voltage, these spikes concentrate electric force, thus intensifying the perturbations to form "Taylor cones."
where [F.sub.0] is the electric force of interaction in a vacuum; F is electric force of interaction in environment analysed; [[xi].sub.0] is electrical permittivity of the given environment; and [xi] is electrical permittivity of vacuum or air.