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A cubic function is a function of the form f(x): ax3 + bx2 + cx + d.

The critical points of a cubic equation are those values of x where the slope of
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A cubic function is a function of the form f(x): ax3 + bx2 + cx + d.

The critical points of a cubic equation are those values of x where the slope of
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In solid mechanics, in the field of rotordynamics, the critical speed is the theoretical angular velocity that excites the natural frequency of a rotating ... more

Mechanical advantage is a measure of the force amplification achieved by using a tool, mechanical device or machine system. Ideally, the device preserves ... more

Amagat’s law or the Law of Partial Volumes of 1880 describes the behaviour and properties of mixtures of ideal (as well as some cases of non-ideal) ... more

In physics, Larmor precession (named after Joseph Larmor) is the precession of the magnetic moment of any object with a magnetic moment about an external ... more

The Womersley number (Î±) is a dimensionless number in biofluid mechanics. It is a dimensionless expression of the pulsatile flow frequency in relation to ... more

A geosynchronous orbit (sometimes abbreviated GSO) is an orbit around the Earth with an orbital period of one sidereal day ... more

The margin of error is a statistic expressing the amount of random sampling error in a survey’s results. The larger the margin of error, the less ... more

Hooke’s Law of elasticity is an approximation that states that the amount by which a material body is deformed (the strain) is linearly related to ... more

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