principal moments

principal moments

[′prin·sə·pəl ′mō·məns]
(physical chemistry)
The three moments of inertia of a rigid molecule calculated with respect to the principal axes.
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A combination of commentary and original texts illustrates the principal moments in the friendship between Michel Deguy and Jacques Derrida as an exemplary of the dialogue between poetry and philosophy in the contemporary world.
RELATIONS TO THE VARIATIONS OF EARTH ROTATION AND PRINCIPAL MOMENTS OF INERTIA
The processes of glaciation, followed by ice melting and significant changes of the mean sea level redistribute great amount of water masses between oceans and ice sheets, which lead to changes of the principal moments of inertia.
ef] is effective length of the column, I is principal moments of inertia, A is area of cross section.
82 CV is coefficient of variation Table 3 Slenderness characteristics of separate elements Principal moments Nr Area A, of inertia Radius of gyration [mm.
The inertial properties, such as center of mass (CM) location, mass, and principal moments of inertia, of the leg and pelvis segments were computed using the ratio values reported by Chandler and colleagues.
But she does touch on the principal moments in Apuleius' reception from Macrobius to Beroaldo and presents the interesting claim that Fulgentius' allegory of the story of Psyche is based on Neo-Platonic ideas (22-25).

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