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Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 10:12 pm
by The_Boss
Calorific value

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 12:06 am
by daveyboi
This harder second time around however I am sure Doc W will be able to do the real hard ones :P
Now for a D



Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 9:33 am
by Doc W

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:37 pm
by ho-unit!
Electricity?! we were expecting something harder doc! lol




Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2005 12:08 am
by Doc W
Gamma camera

Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2005 9:28 am
by The_Boss
Have you heard of this one Doc ?

Hope's Apparatus


Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2005 8:36 pm
by Doc W
Yeah pretty obscure. Measures the negative expansion co-efficient of water at low temperatures.

I - current (stands for the intensity of the electric current)

Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2005 11:41 pm
by The_Boss
It also is meant to explain why water freezes on the surface I believe.

Other than Joule again I am lost on a J


Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2005 8:59 pm
by Doc W
Yes the warmer water is denser and so the colder, less dense ice floats on the top.

j - the square root of minus one as used in the imaginary number theory method of alternating current analysis. Usually this symbol is i but this clashes with the symbol for current.

Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2005 11:36 pm
by The_Boss
K - Kelvin


Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:16 pm
by Doc W
Lambda - symbol for wavelength

Posted: Sat Nov 05, 2005 1:28 am
by ho-unit!
Mercury - The only metal that's liquid at room temperature (well that's more chemistry) OR the planet named after the Roman god of something (Classics was never my strongest point) but its still a planet

Posted: Sat Nov 05, 2005 12:36 pm
by jockstrap
Stuck on this as Newton was used last time so I guess I will have to use a crafty one


Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2005 10:01 am
by The_Boss
One I had not heard of before at least by this name



Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2005 5:35 pm
by Doc W
Precession - the circular motion exhibited by the axis of rotation of e.g. a top