Simon's theory

Simon's theory

[′sī·mənz ‚thē·ə·rē]
(engineering)
A theory of drilling which includes the effects of drilling by percussion and by vibration with a rotary (oil well) bit, cable tool, and pneumatic hammer; the rate of penetration of a chisel-shaped bit into brittle rock may be defined as follows: R = NA ƒv D, where R equals the rate of advance of bit, N equals the number of wings of bit, ƒv equals the number of impacts per unit time, D equals the diameter of the bit, and A equals the cross-sectional area of the crater at the periphery of the drill hole.
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One must attend to complex cultural and historical fields of knowledge and generate, for example, new ways of thinking about mass incarceration such as Simon's theory of total incapacitation and his intriguing conception of the possibilities of change occurring amid a cascade of new recognitions of mass incarceration as an assault on basic human dignity.
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In this way, Simon's theory simultaneously makes the lawyer's ethical task more challenging, and diminishes the resources lawyers have available to meet the challenge.