static equilibrium

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static equilibrium

[′stad·ik ‚ē·kwə′lib·rē·əm]
(chemistry)
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Aside from net forces/torques to sum to zero, typically three states of mechanical equilibrium are distinguished by their response behavior to perturbations (Bartlett, 2007).
In the previously published MECpH model, however, there is the drawback that the mechanical equilibrium is governed by linear elastic theory, so that it is applicable only for small deformation of the hydrogel.
If one assumes mechanical equilibrium, the force balance (Figure 1) gives
That changes first: Still a quadratic variance distribution function, it becomes a multidimensional distribution, having a matrix parameter characterizing the internal mechanical equilibrium necessary in the definition of stresses.
Although the mechanical equilibrium models of political phenomena had underlain most modern theories, a more viable model is in the process of developing out of the second-wave systems perspectives which are primarily concerned with evolution, non-equilibrium and far from equilibrium, critical thresholds or bifurcation points, the creative role of instability, self-amplification of fluctuations, and the emergence of new patterns and structures (De Greene, 1996, p.
Pendant drop method: The pendant drop method involves the determination of the profile of a drop of one denser liquid suspended in a less dense liquid at mechanical equilibrium.

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