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The total harmonic distortion, or THD, of a signal is a measurement of the harmonic distortion present and is defined as the ... more

A compound pendulum is a body formed from an assembly of particles or continuous shapes that rotates rigidly around a pivot. Its moments of inertia is the ... more

The arithmetic mean (or simply “mean”) of a sample x1,x2,.x3, ... xn is the sum of the sampled values divided by the number of items in the ... 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

Future value is the value of an asset at a specific date. It measures the nominal future sum of money that a given sum of money is “worth” at a ... more

The West number is an empirical parameter used to characterize the performance of Stirling engines and other Stirling systems. A Stirling engine is a heat ... more

The Dirichlet kernel is a collection of functions and its importance comes from its relation to Fourier series, that decomposes any periodic function or ... more

Purchasing power (sometimes retroactively called adjusted for inflation) is the number of goods or services that can be purchased with a unit of currency. ... more

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

An n-pointed magic star is a star polygon in which numbers are placed at each of the n vertices and n intersections, such that the four numbers on each ... more

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