In telecommunication, free-space path loss (FSPL) is the loss in signal strength of an electromagnetic wave that would result ... more
In celestial mechanics, true anomaly is an angular parameter that defines the position of a body moving along a Keplerian orbit. It is the angle between ... more
In fluid flow, friction loss (or skin friction) is the loss of pressure or “head” that occurs in pipe or duct flow due to the effect of the fluid’s ... more
The minimum railway curve radius, the shortest allowable design radius for railway tracks under a particular set of conditions.
Track gauge is a ... more
Archimedes’ principle states that “Any object, wholly or partially immersed in a fluid, is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the ... more
In engineering, deflection is the degree to which a structural element is displaced under a load. It may refer to an angle or a distance.
The angle of ... more
Compton scattering is an inelastic scattering of a photon by a free charged particle, usually an electron. It results in a decrease in energy (increase in ... more
Moment of inertia is the mass property of a rigid body that determines the torque needed for a desired angular acceleration about an axis of rotation. ... more
A bivariate (two variable) quadratic function is a second-degree polynomial which describes a quadratic surface and has the form: f(x,y)=Ax^2 + By^2 + Cx + ... more
In orbital mechanics, the Hohmann transfer orbit is an elliptical orbit used to transfer between two circular orbits of different radii in the same ... more
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