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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One time I had my head patterned with henna and another, me and my friends created a fish scale effect with glitter.
Small scale effect on the buckling analysis of single-layered graphene sheet embedded in an elastic medium based on nonlocal plate theory.
There are real plans for the creation of a dairy cluster, which should form a basis, taking into account industry and regional specifics, to realize the full scale effect of production.
It also expects to benefit from leveraging data and learnings from the recently announced 100 Level 4 test vehicle fleet of Mobileye, an Intel Company, demonstrating the scale effect of this collaborative approach.
If it is equal to one, there is a full proportionality between the innovation measure and company size, hence no scale effect is present.
Along with technological progress, changes in technical efficiency, scale effect and changes in allocative efficiency can also contribute to productivity growth.
To better understand the deformational behavior of rock systems, a large number of studies have been carried out over the last four decades for exploring the scale effect on the shear strength of rock joints [5-9].
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).
The world experience shows that processing of payments has an evident scale effect.
The scale effect is directional, giving the shooter positive contact.