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Strong and weak nuclear forces?

  1. Dec 15, 2014 #1
    I cant understand completely the concept of strong nuclear force and weak nuclear force,,,
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  3. Dec 15, 2014 #2


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    To steal a quotation from P. A. M. Dirac, "That is a statement, not a question." :D

    More seriously, you must have read something about the strong and weak forces. What, specifically, are you having trouble with? We're not mind-readers here, and I, for one, don't like to shoot blindly in the dark by trying to guess.
  4. Dec 15, 2014 #3


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    Strong nuclear force holds quarks together to form protons and neutrons, residue holds protons and neutrons to form nuclei.

    Weak force is associated with beta decay of a nuclide.
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