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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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min] is the lower bound of the distribution, above which the power law is obeyed.
This led to the new hypothesis that the power law region of the viscosity curve reflected the change in volumetric energy dissipation related to the concentration of the filler and the shear rate [1], Therefore, it was proposed [1] that it is the loss sheared surface area upon which the fluid can perform work that is responsible for the apparent decrease in the viscosity.
Furthermore, at fixed power law index n, the friction coefficient reduces with increase in the Richardson number initially, reaches to a minimum at the critical Richardson number and then again increases at a very faster manner for all Re number.
w] represents the white respectively the power law noise amplitudes, I is the nxn identity matrix and [j.
where subscripts 1 and 2 represent the two materials used and p is the power law index, which indicates the material variation profile through the thickness.
Keywords: Wind energy yield, Wind shear coefficients, coastal sites, Southern Pakistan, one-seventh power law, capacity factors.
Data weren't available in such detail elsewhere, but Hatton and colleagues found just about the same 34 power law predicting how tigers increase with their main prey in protected areas in Southeast Asia and how wolves increase with prey in North America.
Numerical simulation of free coating process for non-Newtonian fluids has been prepared by implementing the power law and Carreau models in the calculations.
Use the power law coefficient as a guide to the effectiveness of this approach.
By using power law model, all analyzed mixture showed non- Newtonian and pseudo-plastic behavior (thinning with shear).
Using degree distribution as illustration, the authors in the next chapter, have estimated the slope of power law by computing the power-law exponent.
Ma'soum listened to the visions of Wataniya Alliance and the necessity to endorse the Executive Power Law among other laws in future, the statement added.