power law

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Noun1.power law - (psychophysics) the concept that the magnitude of a subjective sensation increases proportional to a power of the stimulus intensity
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
psychophysics - the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relations between physical stimuli and their psychological effects
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What's weird, Hatton says, is that the relative rate of predator growth to prey growth observes the same 3A power law that physiologists use to estimate some relationships at just the species level, such as how basal metabolism changes with a species' body size.
Based on the power law coefficient, polymers like polystyrene and PVC will shear-thin a lot and the effect of a narrower flight width in certain areas will not provide much improvement.
The Findley power law model, thought to be simpler than Burger's model, was also used to predict the creep behavior of reinforced wood-plastic deck boards by Jiang et al.
The power laws related to the distributions with computational issues and real life examples are presented in a chapter in the first part.
By using power law model, all analyzed mixture showed non- Newtonian and pseudo-plastic behavior (thinning with shear).
Determination of power law parameters for bioactive agent release: We evaluated the bioactive agent release profiles using the power law model: (Mt/M0) = k [t.
A Zipfian distribution is one of many power law distributions.
And they show up in human affairs as Zipf's law, which says that the magnitude of system elements is related by a power law to the rank of their magnitude.
Of particular interest is power law fluid for which the shear stress i , is given by
The measurements of the batch sizes at different time steps show that the data fit the power law continuously throughout the experiment.
Another category of distributions used to fit the size distribution is based on the power law.
At the higher stress level in the power law creep regime, the apparent creep mechanism is determined by the relative volume fraction of climb-and viscous-glide-controlled regions as presented in Fig.