scale effect

scale effect

[′skāl i‚fekt]
(aerospace engineering)
The necessary corrections applied to measurements of a model in a wind tunnel to ascertain corresponding values for a full-sized object.
(fluid mechanics)
An effect in fluid flow that results from changing the scale, but not the shape, of a body around which the flow passes; this effect is relevant to wind tunnel experiments.
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6% in the prior year period, primarily reflecting the scale effect associated with the growth in total net revenue and the increase in average ticket size.
12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 12th, International Telecommunications Union (ITU), China Mobile, Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) and Telecommunication Development Industry Alliance (TDIA) jointly hosted the 5th TD-LTE Technology and Spectrum Workshop during ITU Telecom World 2015 aiming to facilitate the identification of a world-unified program for spectrum planning and sharing scale effect.
1%, the TFP effect of innovative adaptation on growth is even smaller than the returns to scale effect from 2001-2011.
The environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) could arise from the scale effect in abatement technology as emphasized by Andreoni and Levinson (2001) or from the induced policy response as suggested by Grossman and Krueger (1995).
Finally, it is assumed that the resulting costs depend on the volume of foreign operations and the related scale effect.
It is expected that scale effect on pollution according to other two effects is an increasing monotonic function of income.
This can help us save cost and produce scale effect while letting us learn local customers' tastes better so that we can earn a larger market share," says Zhang.
CAREY MULLIGAN There's something fishy about the metallic scale effect on 26-year-old Carey Mulligan's Prada dress.
Here the practical realities need to be considered in as far as that supply distances are likely to have a substantial impact as well as own market size which makes trade affordable due to a scale effect.
Misspecified pooled regressions that inappropriately ignore the panel structure (not reported) reveal a small but highly significant scale effect for current surgeon volume on mortality (elasticity - 0.
The scale effect sends a shimmer of light the right way up her body.