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In astrophysics, the Darwin / Radau equation gives an approximate relation between the moment of inertia factor of a planetary body and its rotational ... more

Column or pillar in architecture and structural engineering is a structural element that transmits, through compression, the weight of the structure above ... more

Trapezoid is a convex quadrilateral with only one pair of parallel sides. The parallel sides are called the bases of the trapezoid and the other two sides ... more

The curved area of the frustum cone, can be calculated from the radius of the lower base and the radius of the upper base and the height of the cone (the ... more

Stiffness is the rigidity of an object â€” the extent to which it resists deformation in response to an applied force. In general, stiffness is not the same ... more

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

The maximum elastic deflection on a beam supported
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Torsion balances, torsion pendulums and balance wheels are examples of torsional harmonic oscillators that can oscillate with a rotational motion about the ... more

A right prism is a prism in which the joining edges and faces are perpendicular to the base faces. The volume of a right prism whose base is a regular ... more

A knuckle joint is a mechanical joint used to connect two rods which are under a tensile load, when there is a requirement of small amount of flexibility, ... more

In solid mechanics, torsion is the twisting of an object due to an applied torque. The torsion constant is a geometrical property of a bar’s ... more

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