IGCSE Physics- Forces and Friction

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  • Created on: 09-02-14 11:42
GRAVITY
always acting straight downwards and gives everything a weight
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REACTION FORCE
From a surface, Usually acting straight upwards. It is a force that acts in the opposite direction to an action force
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ELECTROSTATIC FORCE
Between two charged objects. The direction depends on the charge. (Opposite charges attract, the same charge repel)
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THRUST OR PUSH OR PULL
This is caused by an engine or rocket and speeds something up
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DRAG OR AIR RESISTANCE OR FRICTION
This slows something down
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LIFT
This is caused by an aeroplane wing
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TENSION
This is in a rope or cable
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From a surface, Usually acting straight upwards. It is a force that acts in the opposite direction to an action force

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REACTION FORCE

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Between two charged objects. The direction depends on the charge. (Opposite charges attract, the same charge repel)

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This is caused by an engine or rocket and speeds something up

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This slows something down

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