spheroid

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Related to oblate spheroids: Oblate ellipsoid, prolate spheroids

spheroid

(sfeer -oid) See ellipsoid.

spheroid

[′sfir‚ȯid]
(mathematics)
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Hamielec, "A numerical study of viscous flow past a thin oblate spheroid at low and intermediate reynolds numbers," Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol.
Similar result holds for the population of oblate spheroids.
The covariant metric tensor in the gravitational field of a static homogeneous oblate spheroid in oblate spheroidal coordinates ([eta], [xi], [phi]) has been obtained [7, 12] as
This relation has been derived recently (Pabst and Berthold, 2007), using a modified Stokes law for oblate spheroids and taking into account random orientation in the laser diffraction measurement via Cauchy's stereological theorem.