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Scientific principles

Postby Scigatt » Fri May 25, 2007 5:19 am UTC

This week in physics class we were dealing with eletromagnetic inf Faraday's law(for coils of wire) and Lenz's law. Lenz's law reminded me of a lyric from a Pearl Jam song.

Pearl Jam wrote:Push me and I will resist,
This behavior's not unique

It also reminded me of Le Chatelier's principle and Newton's tihrd law of motion(?). Can anyone name any other scientific principles like these?

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Postby evilbeanfiend » Fri May 25, 2007 9:37 am UTC

you will presumeably get an analog for the strong and weak forces as well
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Postby Gelsamel » Fri May 25, 2007 10:33 am UTC

Le Châtelier's principle is the one it reminds me most of.
"Give up here?"
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Postby Bradpiece » Fri May 25, 2007 6:00 pm UTC

How's abouts Hooke's Law?

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Postby miles01110 » Fri May 25, 2007 7:20 pm UTC

Hooke's law is Newton's 3rd law in disguise.

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Postby Gordon » Fri May 25, 2007 7:21 pm UTC

Ninja Law is the only law. [/offtopic]

On a more serious note this was my favourite rule.
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Postby Vaniver » Fri May 25, 2007 7:41 pm UTC

Hooke's law is Newton's 3rd law in disguise.
Hooke's Law is a rough descriptor of how a certain class of physical objects behaves; while it does result from Newton's 3rd law, the important thing about it is its empirical nature.
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