types of force

Asked by  | 2nd Sep, 2009, 09:16: PM

Expert Answer:

Forces can be classified as,

Contact forces - for example, friction and Field forces - for example, gravity, electrostatic force

Forces can also be classified as,

Conservative - for example, gravity, electrostatic and Non-conservative - for example, friction.

Fundamentally there are four types of forces,

1/Gravitational force

2/Electromagnetic force

3/Strong Nuclear force - between proton-proton and neutron-neutron and proton-neutron,

4/Weak Nuclear force - radioactive decay.

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Answered by  | 2nd Sep, 2009, 09:29: PM

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