May i know the difference

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May i know the difference....

Hello,how are you all?

i want to know the main differnce between magnitude and intensity with example?

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Hello,how are you all?

i want to know the main differnce between magnitude and intensity with example
Hello samar! :smile:

I'm very well, thankyou. How are you?

erm … the difference between magnitude and intensity of what? :smile:
 
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magnitude and intensity not of anything....just magnitude n intensity...like of atom?
 
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… wikipedia again … !

Hi samar! :smile:

Intensity isn't normally used in physics, and when it is, it has a very particular meaning … see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intensity:
In physics, intensity is a measure of the time-averaged energy flux. The word "intensity" here is not synonymous with "strength", "amplitude", or "level", as it sometimes is in colloquial speech. For example, "the intensity of pressure" is meaningless, since the parameters of those variables do not match.
To find the intensity, take the energy density (that is, the energy per unit volume) and multiply it by the velocity at which the energy is moving. The resulting vector has the units of power divided by area (i.e. watt/m²).
Have you come across it in some book? :smile:
 

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