The wetted perimeter is the perimeter of the cross sectional area that is “wet”. The term wetted perimeter is common in civil engineering,
Body Mass Index - BMI
The body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index, is a heuristic proxy for human body fat based on an individual’s weight and
Cardiac index (CI) is a vasodynamic parameter that relates the cardiac output (CO) to body surface area (BSA), thus relating
In science and engineering, the weight of an object is usually taken to be the force on the object due to gravity.
In Newtonian physics the weight is
The Biot number (Bi) is a dimensionless quantity used in heat transfer calculations. Gives a simple index of the ratio of the heat transfer resistances