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In orbital mechanics, Kepler’s equation relates various geometric properties of the orbit of a body subject to a central force.

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A guided ray (also bound ray or trapped ray) is a ray of light in a multi-mode optical fiber ( type of optical fiber mostly used for communication over ... more

Contact mechanics is the study of the deformation of solids that touch each other at one or more points. Hertzian contact stress refers to the localized ... more

The radius of the circle on which lie a set of points is, by definition, the radius of the circumcircle of any triangle with vertices at any three of those ... more

In mathematics, a rose or rhodonea curve is a sinusoid plotted in polar coordinates. the polar coordinate system is a two-dimensional coordinate system in ... more

A limaçon is a bicircular rational plane algebraic curve of degree 4. Limaçon of Pascal, is defined as a roulette formed when a circle rolls around the ... more

Circular segment is a region of a circle which is “cut off” from the rest of the circle by a secant or a chord. More formally, a Circular segment is a ... more

Mass moment of inertia measures the extent to which an object resists rotational acceleration about an axis, and is the rotational analogue to mass.

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In mechanical engineering, backlash, sometimes called lash or play, is clearance or lost motion in a mechanism caused by gaps between the parts. It can be ... more

Mass moment of inertia measures the extent to which an object resists rotational acceleration about an axis, and is the rotational analogue to mass.

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