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Compound interest is interest added to the principal of a deposit or loan so that the added interest also earns interest from then on. This addition of ... more

In fluid dynamics, the Darcy friction factor formulae are equations that allow the calculation of the Darcy friction factor, a dimensionless quantity used ... more

A time value of money calculation is one which solves for one of several variables in a financial problem. In a typical case, the variables might be: a ... more

In order to model the progress of an epidemic in a large population, the population diversity must be reduced to a few key characteristics which are ... 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

Chladni’s law, named after Ernst Chladni, relates the frequency of modes of vibration for flat circular surfaces with fixed center as a function of ... more

Security characteristic line (SCL) is a regression line, plotting performance of a particular security or portfolio against that ... more

Energy can be neither created nor destroyed.

Total energy is constant in any process. It may change in form or be transferred from one system to
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Heat capacity or thermal capacity is a physical quantity equal to the ratio of the heat that is added to (or removed from) an object to the resulting ... more

Vapor pressure or equilibrium vapor pressure is defined as the pressure exerted by a vapor in thermodynamic equilibrium with its condensed phases (solid or ... more

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