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Mach Number

In fluid mechanics, Mach number (M or Ma) is a dimensionless quantity representing the ratio of speed of an object moving through a fluid and the local ... more

Swamee-Aggarwal Equation

Although an exact analytical solution of the Buckingham-Reiner equation can be obtained because it is a fourth order polynomial equation in f, due to ... more


Gives the maximum value in a set of numbers. The maximum of a set (as defined in set theory) is the greatest element in the set. Unbounded infinite sets ... more


Gives the minimum value in a set of numbers. The minimum of a set (as defined in set theory) is the least element in the set. Unbounded infinite sets ... more

Epicyclic gearing (overal gear ratio)

An epicyclic gear train consists of two gears mounted so that the center of one gear revolves around the center of the other. A carrier connects the ... more

Archimedes number

In viscous fluid dynamics, the Archimedes number (Ar) (not to be confused with Archimedes’ constant, π), named after the ancient Greek scientist ... more

Reynolds number

In fluid mechanics, the Reynolds number (Re) is a dimensionless quantity that is used to help predict similar flow patterns in different fluid flow ... more

Beale number

In mechanical engineering, the Beale number is a parameter that characterizes the performance of Stirling engines. It is often used to estimate the power ... more


The variance is a parameter that describes, in part, either the actual probability distribution of an observed population of numbers, or the theoretical ... more

Drake equation

is a probabilistic argument used to estimate the number of active, communicative extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy

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