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A dimensionless empirical expression for the turbulent flow friction factor.

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In statistics and probability theory, the median is the numerical value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability ... more

In fluid mechanics, the Roshko number is a dimensionless number describing oscillating flow mechanisms.It is related to the Strouhal number and the ... more

The Rossby number (Ro) named for Carl-Gustav Arvid Rossby, is a dimensionless number used in describing fluid flow. The Rossby number is commonly used in ... 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

The Richardson number (Ri) is named after Lewis Fry Richardson (1881 â€“ 1953). It is the dimensionless number that expresses the ratio of potential to ... more

In fluid mechanics, the Rayleigh number (Ra) for a fluid is a dimensionless number associated with buoyancy-driven flow, also known as free convection or ... more

The Fourier number (Fo) or Fourier modulus, is a dimensionless number that characterizes heat conduction. It is the ratio of diffusive/conductive ... more

The Rayleighâ€“Taylor instability, or RT instability , is an instability of an interface between two fluids of different densities which occurs when the ... more

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