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Thermodynamic efficiency (Rankine cycle)

Rankine cycle is a model that is used to predict the performance of steam engines. The Rankine cycle is an idealised thermodynamic cycle of a heat engine ... more

Poisson Distribution

In probability theory and statistics, the Poisson distribution (French pronunciation [pwasɔ̃]; in English usually /ˈpwɑːsɒn/), named after French ... more

Wind Chill - original model

Wind-chill or windchill, (popularly wind chill factor) is the perceived decrease in air temperature felt by the body on exposed skin due to the flow of ... more

Infiltration

Infiltration is the process by which water on the ground surface enters the soil. Infiltration rate in soil science is a measure of the rate at which soil ... more

Machinability Index

The term machinability refers to the ease with which a metal can be cut (machined) permitting the removal of the material with a satisfactory finish at low ... more

Power-mechanics (Velocity)

Power is the rate at which work is done. It is equivalent to an amount of energy consumed per unit time. Power in mechanical systems is the combination of ... more

Dolbear's Law - in degrees Fahrenheit

Dolbear’s law states the relationship between the air temperature and the rate at which crickets chirp. It was formulated by Amos ... more

Dolbear's Law - in degrees Celsius

Dolbear’s law states the relationship between the air temperature and the rate at which crickets chirp. It was formulated by Amos ... more

Landauer's Principle

Landauer’s principle is a physical principle pertaining to the lower theoretical limit of energy consumption of computation. It holds that “any ... more

Motor Torque constant

The constant K_v (motor velocity constant, or the back EMF constant) is a value used to describe characteristics of electrical ... more

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