law of corresponding times

law of corresponding times

[¦lȯ əv ‚kär·ə¦spänd·iŋ ′tīmz]
(mechanics)
The principle that the times for corresponding motions of dynamically similar systems are proportional to L/V and also to √(L/G), where L is a typical dimension of the system, V a typical velocity, and G a typical force per unit mass.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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