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Effect of the pendulum rod on Q

Robert James Matthys

in Accurate Clock Pendulums

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198529712
eISBN:
9780191712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529712.003.0026
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

A pendulum rod's air drag has a significant effect on the pendulum's Q. Many years ago, an experiment was carried out to determine the effect of bob shape on a pendulum's Q. The results showed that a ... More


The Varieties of Scrubbers, Tubing, and Tubing Connectors

John R. B. Lighton

in Measuring Metabolic Rates: A Manual for Scientists

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195310610
eISBN:
9780199871414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310610.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biotechnology

This chapter discusses several often-neglected areas of respirometry infrastructure. These include the correct selection of scrubber chemicals for removing water vapor and/or carbon dioxide from ... More


Open Problems

Guillaume Fertin, Anthony Labarre, Irena Rusu, Eric Tannier, and Steéphane Vialette

in Combinatorics of Genome Rearrangements

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062824
eISBN:
9780262258753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062824.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

The variety of genome rearrangement problems is huge and is increasing every year. While it is possible to design many other variants that have yet to be studied, among the most studied variants, ... More


Antiquity

Don S. Lemons

in Drawing Physics: 2,600 Years of Discovery From Thales to Higgs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035903
eISBN:
9780262338745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035903.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Greek antiquity, in the text, stretches from the contributions of Thales, in 600 BCE, to that of Eratosthenes in 225 BCE. In large part the Greek-speaking contributors were materialists who sought ... More


How Bigger Brains Are Organized

Peter Sterling

in Principles of Neural Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028707
eISBN:
9780262327312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028707.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The brain regulates internal physiology and metabolism -- slow processes that can be modulated without any wire – just with cheap chemistry. The brain secretes hormone molecules into the blood -- ... More


Multiaged stocking control

Kevin L. O’Hara

in Multiaged Silviculture: Managing for Complex Forest Stand Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703068
eISBN:
9780191788796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703068.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Stocking control is the primary management treatment to maintain multiaged stands and involves allocation of growing space to stand components through planting, thinning, or harvest treatments. These ... More


Internal laminar flow

Marcel Escudier

in Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198719878
eISBN:
9780191840180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719878.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In this chapter it is shown that solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations can be derived for steady, fully developed flow of a constant-viscosity Newtonian fluid through a cylindrical duct. Such a ... More


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