Mass Action

Mass action may refer to:

  • Law of mass action, in chemistry, a postulate of reactions
  • Mass action law (electronics), in semiconductor electronics, a relationship between intrinsic and doped carrier concentrations
  • Mass action (sociology), in sociology, a term for situations in which a large number of people behave simultaneously in similar ways individually and without coordination
  • Mass Action Principle (neuroscience), in neuroscience, the belief that memory and learning are distributed and can't be isolated within any one area of the brain
  • Mass tort, or mass action, in law, which is when plaintiffs form a group to sue a defendant (for similar alleged harms)

Other articles related to "mass action, action, mass actions, actions, mass":

Mass Action (sociology)
... Mass action in sociology refers to the situations where a large number of people behave simultaneously in a similar way but individually and without coordination ... between themselves, they are nonetheless performing the same mass action ... Protestant ethic was a force behind an unplanned and uncoordinated mass action that led to the development of capitalism ...
Class Action - Mass Actions
... In a class action, the plaintiff seeks court approval to litigate on behalf of a group of similarly-situated persons ... of these persons in one complaint, a so-called "mass action," hoping to have the same efficiencies and economic leverage as if a class had been certified ... Because mass actions operate outside the detailed procedures laid out for class actions, they can pose special difficulties for both plaintiffs, defendants, and the court ...
Noam Chomsky - Thought - Politics
... Party for Socialism and Liberation Freedom Socialist Party Socialist Action Democratic Socialists of America International Socialist Organization Revolutionary Communist ... community Free association Free love Free school Free store Mass strike Guilds Libertarian municipalism Mutual aid Prefigurative politics Stateless society Social center Ultra-lef ... Conscientious objector Decentralization Deep ecology Direct action Direct democracy Dual power Especifismo Expropriative anarchism Free association Free love Free school Freethought Horizontalidad ...
Dissipation in Systems With Detailed Balance
... To describe dynamics of the systems that obey the generalized mass action law, one has to represent the activities as functions of the concentrations cj and ... the activity is the concentration and the generalized mass action law is the usual law of mass action ...

Famous quotes containing the words action and/or mass:

    The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
    Charles Lamb (1775–1834)

    Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler, German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)