Fr.: collision élastique
A collision between two particles which conserves the total kinetic energy and momentum of the system.
Fr.: déformation élastique
Fr.: limite d'élasticité, ~ élastique
Fr.: diffusion élastique
In a → collision between two → particles,
the reaction in which the total → kinetic energy
of the system, projectile plus target, is the same before the collision as after.
mowj-e kešâyand (#)
Fr.: onde élatique
A wave that propagates by → elastic deformation of the medium. The → propagation takes place by a change in shape that disappears when the forces are removed. In other words, the displaced particles transfer momentum to adjoining particles, and are themselves restored to their original position. A → seismic wave is a type of elastic wave.
The ability of a body which has been → deformed by an applied → force to return to its original shape when the force is removed. Up to a certain point the material obeys → Hooke's law. See also → ductility, → plasticity.
Pertaining to, derived from, produced by, or associated with electricity.
Term coined in by the English physicist William Gilbert (1540-1603) in treatise De Magnete (1600), from L. electrum "amber," from Gk. elektron "amber."
Barqi, adj. of barq, → electricity.
Fr.: arc électrique
bâr-e barqi (#)
Fr.: charge électrique
Fr.: circuit électrique
jarayân-e barq (#)
Fr.: courant électrique
Fr.: dipole électrique
1) Two equal and opposite charges separated by a very small distance.
Fr.: décharge électrique
The flow of electricity through a gas, resulting in the emission of radiation that is characteristic of the gas and of the intensity of the current.
meydân-e barqi (#)
Fr.: champ électrique
The effect produced by the existence of an → electric charge in the volume of space that surrounds it. The direction of the field is taken to be the direction of the force it would exert on a positive test charge. The electric field is radially outward from a positive charge and radially in toward a negative point charge.
dartanuyi-e barqi (#)
Fr.: intensité électrique
The strength of an electric field at any point as measured by the force exerted upon a unit positive charge placed at that point.
Fr.: potentiel électrique
The amount of → work required to move a unit → electric charge from → infinity to a specific point against an → electric field. The → SI unit of electric potential is → joules per → coulomb, otherwise known as → volt.
electric scalar potential
tavand-e marpeli-ye barqi
Fr.: potentiel électrique scalaire
Of, relating to, or concerned with electricity; electric.
Fr.: conductivité électrique
A measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical current. It is the reciprocal of the → resistivity. Conductivity is expressed by σ = ne2l/(2mv), where n is the number of electrons per cm3 volume of the → conductor, e is the → electron charge, l is the → mean free path, m is the → electron mass, and v is the arithmetic mean velocity of thermal motion of electrons at a given temperature.
Fr.: réseau électrique
An arrangement of the various electrical energy sources with interconnected electrical devices.