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The stiffness of a body is a measure of the resistance offered by an elastic body to deformation.

Tension describes the pulling force exerted by each
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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 the ... more

An octahedron is a polyhedron with eight faces. A regular octahedron is a Platonic solid composed of eight equilateral triangles, four of which meet at ... more

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

An octahedron is a polyhedron with eight faces. A regular octahedron is a Platonic solid composed of eight equilateral triangles, four of which meet at ... more

A regular dodecahedron is a polyhedron composed of 12 regular pentagonal faces, with three meeting at each vertex. It has 20 vertices, 30 edges and 160 ... more

Pressure vessels are held together against the gas pressure due to tensile forces within the walls of the container. The mass of a tank depends on the ... more

Particle size is a notion introduced for comparing dimensions of solid particles (flecks), liquid particles (droplets), or gaseous particles (bubbles).

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Contact mechanics is the study of the deformation of solids that touch each other at one or more points.When two solid surfaces are brought into close ... more

An icosahedron is a polyhedron with 20 triangular faces, 30 edges and 12 vertices. A regular icosahedron has 20 identical equilateral faces, with five of ... more

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