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Contact mechanics is the study of the deformation of solids that touch each other at one or more points. The Derjaguin-Muller-Toporov (... more

In mathematics, a 3-sphere is a higher-dimensional analogue of a sphere. It consists of the set of points equidistant from a fixed central point in ... more

A circumscribed sphere of a polyhedron is a sphere that contains the polyhedron and touches each of the polyhedron’s vertices. The radius of sphere ... more

In geometry, a spherical cap or spherical dome is a portion of a sphere cut off by a plane.

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The tangent ogive shape nose-cap is the most familiar in hobby rocketry. The profile of this shape is formed by a segment of a circle such that the rocket ... more

In physics and applied mathematics, the mass moment of inertia, usually denoted by I, measures the extent to which an object resists rotational ... more

Rayleigh scattering (pronounced /ˈreɪli/ RAY-lee), named after the British physicist Lord Rayleigh (John William Strutt), is the (dominantly) elastic ... more

The Biot number (Bi) is a dimensionless quantity used in heat transfer calculations. Gives a simple index of the ratio of the heat transfer resistances ... more

The inscribed sphere or insphere of cube is a sphere that is contained within the cube and tangent to each of the cube’s faces

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The radius of the sphere tangent to the edges of the cube is related to the length of the edge of the cube

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