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In any convex quadrilateral the sum of the squares of the four sides is equal to the sum of the squares of the two diagonals plus four times the square of ... more

Prism is a polyhedron with an n-sided polygonal base, a translated copy (not in the same plane as the first), and “n” other faces (necessarily ... more

Perpendicular axis theorem (or plane figure theorem) can be used to determine the moment of inertia of a rigid object that lies entirely within a plane, ... more

Sound intensity or acoustic intensity is defined as the sound power per unit area. Sound intensity is not the same physical quantity as sound pressure. ... more

Mechanical advantage is a measure of the force amplification achieved by using a tool, mechanical device or machine system. Ideally, the device preserves ... more

Poisson’s ratio, named after SimÃ©on Poisson, is the negative ratio of transverse to axial strain. When a material is compressed in one direction, it ... 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

A spherical wedge or ungula is a portion of a ball bounded by two plane semidisks and a spherical lune (termed the wedge’s base). The angle between ... more

In probability and statistics, mean and expected value are used synonymously to refer to one measure of the central tendency either of a probability ... more

In engineering, deflection is the degree to which a structural element is displaced under a load.

The elastic deflection of a beam, loaded at its
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