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In engineering, the damping ratio is a dimensionless measure describing how ... more

In fluid mechanics, the Reynolds number is used to help predict if flow will be laminar or turbulent. We know that the flow around a smooth, streamlined ... more

Corner sight distance (CSD) is the road alignment specification which provides a substantially clear line of sight so that the ... more

A spherical cap or spherical dome is a portion of a sphere cut off by a plane. If the plane passes through the center of the sphere, so that the height of ... more

Prism is a polyhedron with an n-sided polygonal base, a translated copy (not in the same plane as the first), and “n” other faces (necessarily ... more

In fluid mechanics, the Reynolds number is used to help predict if flow will be laminar or turbulent. We know that flow in a very smooth tube, streamlined ... more

Spherical segment is the solid defined by cutting a sphere with a pair of parallel planes. The volume can be calculated by the radius of the spherical ... more

A triangular prism is a three-sided prism; it is a polyhedron made of a triangular base, a translated copy, and 3 faces joining corresponding sides.

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The body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index, is a heuristic proxy for human body fat based on an individual’s weight and ... more

The second moment of area, also known as moment of inertia of plane area, area moment of inertia, polar moment of area or second area moment, is a ... more

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