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Force

Power, violence, compulsion, or constraint exerted upon or against a person or thing. Power dynamically considered, that is, in motion or in action; constraining power, compulsion; strength directed to an end. Commonly the word occurs in such connections as to show that unlawful or wrongful action is meant, e.g., forcible entry.

Power statically considered, that is, at rest, or latent, but capable of being called into activity upon occasion for its exercise. Efficacy; legal validity. This is the meaning when we say that a statute or a contract is in force.

Reasonable force is that degree of force that is appropriate and not inordinate in defending one's person or property. A person who employs such force is justified in doing so and is neither criminally liable nor civilly liable in tort for the conduct.

Deadly Force is utilized when a person intends to cause death or serious bodily harm or when he or she recognizes personal involvement in the creation of a substantial risk that death or bodily harm will occur.

force

(Compulsion), noun arbitrary power, authority, coaction, coercion, command, compulsion, constraining power, constraint, constriction, control, demand, dictation, discipline, drive, duress, enforcement, exaction, impelling, imposition, impressment, inducement, insistence, martial law, necessitation, necessitude, necessity, need, oppression, persuasion, pressure, prevailing, repression, restraint, sanction, spur of necessity, stress, strict control, subjugation, urgency, vehemence
Associated concepts: ejectment by force, forced merger, forced payment, forced sale
Foreign phrases: Vis legibus est inimica.Force is inimical to the laws. Quod alias bonum et justum est, si per vim vel fraudem petatur, malum et injustum efficitur. What otherrise is good and just, becomes bad and unjust if it is sought by force and fraud. Non videtur vim facere, qui jure suo utitur et ordinaria actione experitur. He is not considered to use force who exercises his own right, and proceeds by ordinary action. Ejus nulla culpa est, cui parere necesse sit. No guilt attaches to a person who is compelled to obey. Nihil consensui tam contrarium est quam vis atque metus. Nothing is so opposed to consent as force and fear.

force

(Legal efficacy), noun authorized might, lawful power, lawful vigor, legal vitality, legitimate puissance, rightful strength, sanctioned effectiveness, sanctioned pooency, statutory cogency, valid potentiality

force

(Strength), noun ability, ableness, ascendancy, authoritativeness, brawn, capability, cogency, command, competence, consequence, control, domination, effectiveness, effectuality, efficacy, empowerment, enablement, endurance, energy, firmness, forcefulness, hardiness, impact, impetus, importance, influence, intensity, manus, mastery, might, mightiness, omnipotence, physical power, potence, potency, power, powerfulness, predominance, pressure, primacy, stamina, supremacy, sway, vigor, vigorousness, virulence, vis, vitality
Associated concepts: armed force, constructive force, excessive force, intervening force, physical force, superior force, threats of force, unnecessary force, unreasonable force
Foreign phrases: Vim vi repellere licet, modo fiat moddramine inculpatae tutelae, non ad sumendam vindiccam, sed ad propulsandam injuriam.It is lawful to repel force by force, provided it be done with the moderation of blameless defense, not for the purpose of taking revenge, but to repel injury.

force

(Break), verb batter, breach, crack, disjoint, fissure, inrumpere, invade, pry, rend, rive, rupture, shatter, smash, split, strain, tear asunder, wrench

force

(Coerce), verb apply pressure, cause to yield, command, compel, constrain, control, demand, enforce, ennorce obedience, enjoin, enslave, enthrall, exercise power over, exprimere, extorquere, extort, impose, insist, make obligatory, necessitate, obligate, oblige, order, overpower, overwhelm, press, push, put under obligation, require, tax, urge, use violence
See also: ardor, attack, authority, band, bind, cast, catalyst, clout, coerce, coercion, command, compel, compulsion, connotation, consequence, constrain, constraint, content, context, dint, dominance, draw, duress, emphasis, enforce, enforcement, entail, exact, extort, foist, hijack, impact, impetus, importance, impose, inflict, infliction, infringement, leverage, levy, main point, make, meaning, mistreat, misusage, necessitate, obligate, obtrude, oppression, overload, potential, power, press, pressure, prestige, puissance, purpose, repercussion, require, restriction, rigor, severity, significance, signification, sinew, spirit, staff, strength, stress, struggle, subject, subjection, substance, validity, value, violence, weight
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For the configurations with trapezoidal back electromotive forces, the three back electromotive forces are estimated from the following three equations:
Figure 4 is a plot of the effective value of the magnetic field as against the effective value of the electromotive force.
Each phase of motor is demonstrated by armature resistances (Ra.Rb.Rc), inductances (La.Lb.Lc) and counter electromotive forces (Ea.Eb.Ec).
I will refer to E as the electric field but use Maxwell's term "electromotive force" for [E.sub.v], the force on a moving unit electric charge.
Case 4 (when periodic electromotive force is applied, i.e., E(t) = [E.sub.0] sin [omega]t).
Small power AC machine adopts a single-layer chain winding, and TPMLWG has the same induction electromotive force with permanent magnet rotary generator whose rated power is X kW and rated speed is [n.sub.1N] working at low speed [n.sub.1] = [n.sub.1N]/X.
These electromotive forces represent the addition of the electromotive forces induced by the dq flux linkage components of the stator and the electromotive force induced by the flux linkages of the permanent magnets of the rotor ([[fi].sub.r]) in a PMSG.
From theoretical calculations it can be concluded that induced electromotive force in the contour is very small.
With electromagnetic induction, a magnetic flux is induced between the power-transmitting and power-receiving coils, and operates based on electromotive force. This method has been used in cordless phones, among other equipment.
A single cell has an electromotive force of less than one volt and an output of only a few watts, so cells are connected sequentially in a stack to increase voltage and power output.
where [u.sub.A] represents the input voltage, [R.sub.A] is the electric resistance, [i.sub.A] is the armature current, e is the counter-electromotive force, L is the electric inductance, [K.sub.m] motor torque constant, [K.sub.e] ([K.sub.m] = [K.sub.e]) electromotive force constant, [K.sub.d][[omega].sub.m] ([K.sub.d] = b) damping torque given by the loss of magnetic field and viscous friction in the motor's bearings, [M.sub.m] is the motor's torque, [M.sup.r.sub.r] is the resistant torque reduced in the axle of the motor, [I.sup.r] is the moment of inertia of the rotor and [i.sub.total] = [i.sub.reducer][i.sub.transmission].
Electromotive force tables for pure-element thermo couple combinations.