Physics Definitions

Define decommission of a nuclear power station.
The removal of radioactive material / waste / fuel.
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What form of radiation is most ionising and define ionisation.
Alpha particals. Ionising is the removal of electrons from a material creating ions, which is damaging and can kill cells.
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Define resultant force.
A combined effect of forces acting upon an object
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Whats the definition of stopping distance?
is the time it takes to break and the time to think.
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Whats the unit for momentum?
Kg m/s
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Whats the definition of thinking distance?
The distance traveled by a vehicle by which it take the driver to react.
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Whats the unit for charge?
Coulombs
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Whats the unit for resistnace?
Ohms
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Name all of the forces. (Drag)
Resistance, thrust, weight / gravity , resultant force
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What form of radiation is most ionising and define ionisation.

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Alpha particals. Ionising is the removal of electrons from a material creating ions, which is damaging and can kill cells.

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Define resultant force.

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Whats the definition of stopping distance?

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Whats the unit for momentum?

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