Physics - Types of Forces

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  • Created by: Kar Lai
  • Created on: 23-04-11 10:42

Types of Forces

Weight is a force due to gravity.

Friction is a force due to moving surfaces rubbing.

Electric forces exist between two charged objecrs.

Magnetic forces exist between two magnetic objects.

Tension is a stretching force (squashing is called compression).

Thrust is a force produced by an engine.

Drag is a force due to air resistance

Upthrust is a floating force

Reaction is the force produced by the surface than an object rests on.

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