scaling law


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scaling law

[′skāl·iŋ ‚lȯ]
(physics)
A law, stating that two quantities are proportional, which is known to be valid at certain orders of magnitude and is used to calculate the value of one of the quantities at another order of magnitude.
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52], on the other hand, argues that if the plateau modulus follows the same scaling law as the osmotic pressure, then, by analogy, n should range from 2.
The shortcoming of the scaling law, as reported by the authors, is the difficulty in correlating the entire imbibition process for different rock types.
The researchers have also discovered that the number of trees of a given mass in a forest follows the same scaling law governing the number of branches of a given size on an individual tree.
in its own surrounding, using the scaling law for zero-shear rate viscosity [[eta].
The book discusses the underlying physics and validity of theoretical relationships, design formulas, and scaling laws.
In the future, this will allow the details of turbulent mixing and associated scaling laws to be computed more definitively than ever before.
Network growth is outpacing equipment efficiency improvements, which are slowing as limits to historical capacity and scaling laws loom.
Which universal properties and scaling laws govern its evolution?
The dependence of the radius of gyration and the reptation time on the polymer molecular weight and the solvent concentration were derived using scaling laws (23), (24).
Dennard's scaling laws promised that power density would remain constant even as the number of transistors and their switching speed increased.