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exponential decay law

Dutch translation: exponentieel verval

English term or phrase:exponential decay law
Dutch translation:exponentieel verval
Entered by: Robert Rietvelt

08:50 Mar 30, 2016
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Science - Education / Pedagogy / Schoolprojecten
English term or phrase: exponential decay law
Als in: The aim of this course is to teach some of the fundamental properties of radioactivity: random behaviour, the exponential decay law, notions of half-life, decay constant and activity.

Het betreft hier een EU-curriculum voor scholen, en in dit geval over natuurkunde (niet mijn sterkste kant).
Wat ik tot zover heb kunnen vinden - exponential decay law = exponentiële vervalwet (4 hits) = Dämpfungsfaktor in het Duits (Proz) = exponentiële dempingsfactor (4 hits).

Zoals gezegd, mijn kennis over natuurkunde is "a bit rusty", maar volgens mij zijn "vervalwet" en "dempingsfactor" twee verschillende zaken.

Kortom, wie weet de correcte Nederlandse vertaling van "exponential decay law".
Robert Rietvelt
Local time: 19:40
exponentieel verval
In de natuurkunde van radiactieve processen wordt uitsluitend van 'verval' gesproken. Het woordje 'law' kun je inderdaad wel weglaten
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Henk Sanderson
Local time: 19:40
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Engelse uitleg over EDL

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exponentieel verval

In de natuurkunde van radiactieve processen wordt uitsluitend van 'verval' gesproken. Het woordje 'law' kun je inderdaad wel weglaten
Henk Sanderson
Local time: 19:40
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in category: 9
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agree  Michiel Leeuwenburgh: Die "wet" kun je inderdaad gewoon weglaten. Volgens mij bestaat er geen "wet van exponentieel verval". Desgewenst zou je er "eigenschappen/kenmerken van exponentieel verval" van kunnen maken.
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  -> Dank je, Michiel
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Reference: Engelse uitleg over EDL

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Tens of thousands of such experiments have been performed on a great
variety of decaying species with varying numbers of initial systems, and these experiments have led to the Exponential Decay Law, hereafter abbreviated EDL.1 With few exceptions, the data on radioactive decays appear to be in agreement with this statement of the EDL: The
number of systems still undecayed at time t, designated N(t), is a decaying exponential function of time:2(see Fig. 1)
N(t) = N(0) e−λt. Question: [Q-1] (

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Asker: Ja???? Ik vroeg naar een NL vertaling!

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