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The Vickers hardness test was developed in 1921 by Robert L. Smith and George E. Sandland at Vickers Ltd as an alternative to the Brinell method to measure ... more

A pyramid is a polyhedron formed by connecting a polygonal base and a point, called the apex. Each base edge and apex form a triangle. It is a conic solid ... more

The basic principle of the Vickers hardness test, as with all common measures of hardness, is to observe the questioned material’s ability to resist ... more

A right prism is a prism in which the joining edges and faces are perpendicular to the base faces. The volume of a right prism whose base is a regular ... 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

An n-gonal bipyramid or dipyramid is a polyhedron formed by joining an n-gonal

pyramid and its mirror image base-to-base.

The volume of a
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A cube is a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex.

The cube is also a square
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A quadrilateral is a polygon with four sides (or edges) and four vertices or corners. An orthodiagonal quadrilateral is a quadrilateral in which the ... more

A quadrilateral is a polygon with four sides (or edges) and four vertices or corners. An orthodiagonal quadrilateral is a quadrilateral in which the ... more

On 2-D displays, such as computer monitors and TVs, the display size (or viewable image size or VIS) is the physical size of the ... more

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