coercive force


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coercive force

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(General Physics) a measure of the magnetization of a ferromagnetic material as expressed by the external magnetic field strength necessary to demagnetize it. Measured in amperes per metre. Compare coercivity
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Someone who was interested in drawing such an analogy would likely point out that the system of contemporary positive international law indeed purports to claim a monopoly of coercive force and to bring about a non-discriminatory and non-hegemonic legal peace among all states.
This is an intellectual question, for we must recognize that the religiously or politically passionate may out of frustration abandon the niceties of rational argument and resort to the use of coercive force, including the coercive force of a political majority.
As the third-generation rare-earth permanent magnet material, NdFeB, an alloy of Pr-Nd metal and ferroboron, is featured with strong magnetic energy product, high coercive force, and high energy density.
As an alternative method for destructive testing which can be proposed in recent years is the methods of nondestructive testing: the control of the coercive force, acoustics, emission control, control by setting the hardness of the surface layer of metal and so on.
Hardness was measured with the Super Rockwell 200HR-150 hardness tester with the indentation load of 150 N; the coercive force was measured with the KRM-C-K2M device.
Therefore, it is wrong "when anyone imposes such ceremonies, commands, and prescriptions upon the community of God with coercive force as if they were necessary, against its Christian freedom, which it has in external matters.
Schell amply shows that coercive force will not defeat coercive force nor save us from an apocalyptic end.
Above all, conviction was deepening that only the state should exercise coercive force, that its purposes were this-worldly, and that allowing religious and intellectual pluralism served those purposes.
The reason we think that is necessary is that the county has failed to reform itself for so long that we feel it needs the coercive force of a court order to bring about real change.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the third-generation rare-earth permanent magnet material, NdFeB, an alloy of Pr-Nd metal and ferroboron, is featured with strong magnetic energy product, high coercive force, and high energy density.
Principal Investigator, Professor Mike Hough, said: "Police leaders need to promote a style of policing where policing is done according to due process, treating not only victims and witnesses but also suspects with fairness and respect, and using coercive force only as a last resort.
Later, toward the end of his speech, Biden returned to the theme that America's allies must get over their reluctance to use coercive force against challengers.