Different kinds of Forces

 

Weight 

The gravitational Force on an object.

 

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Upthrust

The Upward Force from a liquid ( or gas ) that makes some things float.

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Tension

The Force in a stretched material.

 

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Friction

The Opposing force exerted by a surface as an object moves or tries to move across it.

 

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Thrust

The forward force from an aircraft engine.

 

Lift

Upward acting force on an aircraft.

 

 

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Drag

It is an Opposing Force acting on an object moving through a fluid ( water or air).

 

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Air Resistance

It is a Frictional Force caused by air, acting in a direction opposite to the direction of motion of an object.

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