mass ratio


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mass ratio

[′mas ′rā·shō]
(aerospace engineering)
The ratio of the mass of the propellant charge of the rocket to the total mass of the rocket when charged with the propellant.
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Leaf-to-stem mass ratio in Virginia wildrye accessions and two orchardgrass cultivars at three locations.
We hypothesized that greater reductions in leaf: sapwood mass ratios combined with increased allocation of carbon to stem respiration in larger desert trees should decrease growth rates in the desert compared to the montane environment, in addition to any growth reduction imposed by drought.
Eddington who accepted some of Furth's ideas presented the equation for proton to electron mass ratio calculation (10[[mu].
According to Bailey, one problem with this scenario is that the mass ratio of the two stars in a binary system is typically no more than 10-to-1, asserting that in our case, the mass ratio is more than 100-to-1.
From an empirical relationship between e and the secondary to primary mass ratio, q, we estimate q = 0.
The mass ratio q of the two stars is always different from unity and it is this q value that determines the energy transfer rate (Mochnaki 1981).
Effect of temperature (50, 60, 70, 80[degrees]C) on the yield of raffinate at a mass ratio of extracting agent to oil of 3:1 and residence time of 30 min using technical furfural as the extracting solvent was investigated and the results are shown in Fig.
the author states (Page 25): "Octopuses share one brain trait with mammals and birds: They have a high brain-to-body mass ratio.
Svetol, a water-soluble extract of decaffeinated green coffee beans, can reduce the body mass index (BMI) and increase the lean mass to fat mass ratio.