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  • 2016 Jun

    Air Suspension System Explained

    A suspension system whereby air is used as the working fluid and also the shock absorber, is known as an air suspension system. Such systems are talked about during our Physics tuition class on…

    June 28, 2016
  • 2016 Jun

    Workings of a Pressure Cooker – Part II

    The definition of boiling point and the energy changes that occur in the boiling process are described in detail in the previous article. This article deals with application of this knowledge to solve our problem to…

    June 23, 2016
  • 2016 Jun

    Workings of a Pressure Cooker – Part 1

    Pressure cooking saves a great deal of energy compared with conventional cooking methods. Pressure cookers have their place in almost every household. As the name implies this form of cooking relies on pressure. But how is…

    June 20, 2016
  • 2016 Jun

    What is Physics

    A.F. Chalmers, one of the best philosophers of science authored a book titled ‘What is this thing called as Science?’. Unlike the rhetoric we regularly encounter, this question has a well defined answer. Knowledge of the…

    June 16, 2016
  • 2016 Jun

    Moment of Inertia and Torque

    The last article dealt with inertia and Newton’s first law of motion. Inertia is the tendency of the body to remain in the current motion state. We have, so far, studied the behaviour of objects…

    June 12, 2016
  • 2016 Jun

    Physics of Inertia

    A car at rest remains as such unless the engine forces the wheels to rotate and initiate its motion. The same car requires brakes for it to achieve rest state. Let’s think of a hypothetical…

    June 10, 2016
  • 2016 Jun

    Decompression Sickness – Causes and Solution

    The last article described what decompression sickness is and also shed light on concepts essential to understand the underlying science. This article focuses on how Henry’s law and the partial pressures come to play in deep…

    June 5, 2016
  • 2016 Jun

    Decompression Sickness – The Problem

    Taravana syndrome, a disorder that is often reported in Polynesian divers. These divers make 50 m dives just by holding their breath. Taravana sickness is later deciphered to be decompression sickness. The sickness has something do…

    June 3, 2016
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