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A logistic function or logistic curve is a common “S” shape (sigmoid curve) The generalized logistic curve or function, also known as ... more

In computer architecture, Gustafson’s law (or GustafsonāBarsis’s law) gives the theoretical speedup in latency of the execution of a task at ... more

As used in mechanical engineering, the term tractive force can either refer to the total traction a vehicle exerts on a surface, or the amount of the total ... more

The Archimedean spiral is the locus of points corresponding to the locations over time of a point moving away from a fixed point with a constant speed ... more

A cantilever is a beam anchored at only one end. The beam carries the load to the support where it is forced against by a moment and shear stress. A ... more

A cantilever is a beam anchored at only one end. The beam carries the load to the support where it is forced against by a moment and shear stress. A ... more

Is the measure of sorting or variation of a particle size distribution in phi scale; can be estimated from the percentages of the particles which ... more

In probability theory and statistics, the beta distribution is a family of continuous probability distributions parametrized by two positive shape ... more

The maximum depressurisation for a dynamically insulated building is normally limited to 10 Pa in order to avoid doors slamming shut or difficulty in ... more

The von Mises yield criterion suggests that the yielding of materials begins when the second deviatoric stress invariant reaches a critical value. For ... more

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