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Envy ratio

Envy ratio in finance is the ratio of the price paid by investors to that paid by the management team for their respective shares of the equity. This ... more

Minimum railway curve radius

The minimum railway curve radius, the shortest allowable design radius for railway tracks under a particular set of conditions. It has an important bearing ... more

Newton's second law (variable-mass system)

Variable-mass systems, (like a rocket burning fuel and ejecting spent gases), are not closed and cannot be directly treated by making mass a function of ... more

Capital market line (CML)

Capital market line (CML) is the tangent line drawn from the point of the risk-free asset to the feasible region for risky ... more

Holding period return

In finance, holding period return (HPR) is the total return on an asset or portfolio over the period during which it was held. It ... more

Machinability Index

The term machinability refers to the ease with which a metal can be cut (machined) permitting the removal of the material with a satisfactory finish at low ... more


It is the mathematical operation of scaling one number by another. It is one of the four basic operations in elementary arithmetic (the others being ... more

Rotary variable differential transformer(RVDT) - Rotor mechanical angle

A rotary variable differential transformer (RVDT) is a type of electrical transformer used for measuring angular ... more

Graveyard Orbit - Minimum Perigee Altitude

A graveyard orbit, also called a junk orbit or disposal orbit, is a supersynchronous orbit that lies significantly above synchronous orbit, where ... more

Hot Air Balloon Lift

The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology. The first hot-air balloon flown in the United States was launched from the ... more

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