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A type of elastic wave, the S-wave, secondary wave, or shear wave (sometimes called an elastic S-wave) is one of the two main types of elastic body waves, ... more

Gyration is a rotation in a discrete subgroup of symmetries of the Euclidean plane such that the subgroup does not also contain a reflection symmetry whose ... more

Contact mechanics is the study of the deformation of solids that touch each other at one or more points. Hertzian contact stress refers to the localized ... more

Auger electron spectroscopy is a common analytical technique used specifically in the study of surfaces and, more generally, in the area of materials ... more

black body is an idealized physical body that absorbs all incident electromagnetic radiation, regardless of frequency or angle of incidence. A black hole ... more

An ellipsoid is a closed quadric surface that is a three dimensional analogue of an ellipse.a, b, c.are called the semi-principal axes.They correspond to ... more

An ellipsoid is a closed quadric surface that is a three dimensional analogue of an ellipse.a, b, c.are called the semi-principal axes.They correspond to ... more

An ellipsoid is a closed quadric surface that is a three dimensional analogue of an ellipse.a, b, c.are called the semi-principal axes.They correspond to ... more

In spherical trigonometry, the law of cosines (also called the cosine rule for sides) is a theorem relating the sides and angles of spherical triangles, ... more

In spherical trigonometry, the law of cosines (also called the cosine rule for sides) is a theorem relating the sides and angles of spherical triangles, ... more

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