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Coriolis Force

A definition of the Coriolis force including maths from Eric Weisstein's World of Physics.

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Forces, Moments and Pressure

Revision pages for UK GCSE level covering forces, moments and pressure. Clear and well presented, includes animated diagrams and questions.

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Centrifugal Force

The driver of a car on a curve is in a rotating reference frame and they could use "centrifugal" force to explain why a mug and the carton of eggs on the seat beside them tend to slide sideways.

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Impact Force from Falling Object

This page allows you to calculate the force with which an object impacts the ground.

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Exchange Forces

All four of the fundamental forces involve the exchange of one or more particles.

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Friction

Frictional resistance to the relative motion of two solid objects is usually proportional to the force which presses the surfaces together as well as the roughness of the surfaces. Since it is the ...

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Understanding the Coriolis force

A useful page explaining the Coriolis force and its effects.

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Inclined Plane

Java Applet showing constant velocity motion of an object up an inclined plane - showing magnitudes and angles of forces to demonstrate vector nature of forces

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Gluon

Gluons are the exchange particles for the colour force between quarks, analogous to the exchange of photons in the electromagnetic force between two charged particles.

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Balanced forces

Revision tips on balanced forces

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