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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

In mechanical engineering, backlash, sometimes called lash or play, is clearance or lost motion in a mechanism caused by gaps between the parts. It can be ... more

The area of a regular inscribed n-gon (polygon) can be computed in terms of the radius R of its circumscribed circle and its perimeter p

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The area of a regular circumscribed polygon can be computed by the radius r of its inscribed circle and its perimeter p

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The lateral surface area of a cone including the area of the base, can be calculated by the radius of the circle at the bottom of the cone and the lateral ... more

The lateral surface area of a cone (excluded the area of the base) can be calculated by the radius of the circle at the bottom of the cone and the lateral ... more

Uniform circular motion, that is constant speed along a circular path, is an example of a body experiencing acceleration resulting in velocity of a ... more

Horizontal Curves are one of the two important transition elements in geometric design for highways (along with Vertical Curves). A horizontal curve ... more

The tangent ogive shape nose-cap is the most familiar in hobby rocketry. The profile of this shape is formed by a segment of a circle such that the rocket ... more

Right triangle or right-angled triangle is a triangle in which one angle is a right angle (that is, a 90-degree angle). The incircle or inscribed circle of ... more

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