# collinear forces

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**compressive stress**— noun : the stress that results from the shortening in one dimension of an elastic body due to oppositely directed collinear forces tending to crush it …2

**Lagrangian point**— The Lagrangian points (IPA en|ləˈgreɪndʒiən, IPA fr|lagʁɑ̃ʒjɑ̃; also Lagrange point, L point, or libration point), are the five positions in an orbital configuration where a small object affected only by gravity can theoretically be stationary… …3

**Curvilinear coordinates**— Curvilinear, affine, and Cartesian coordinates in two dimensional space Curvilinear coordinates are a coordinate system for Euclidean space in which the coordinate lines may be curved. These coordinates may be derived from a set of Cartesian… …4

**Choice Modelling**— attempts to model the decision process of an individual or segment in a particular context. Choice modelling may also be used to estimate non market environmental benefits and costs [Jeff Bennet University of Queensland… …5

**Choice modelling**— attempts to model the decision process of an individual or segment in a particular context. Choice modelling may also be used to estimate non market environmental benefits and costs[1]. Well specified choice models are sometimes able to predict… …6

**N-body problem**— otheruses4|the problem in classical mechanics|the problem in quantum mechanics|Many body problem The n body problem is the problem of finding, given the initial positions, masses, and velocities of n bodies, their subsequent motions as determined …7

**Projective geometry**— is a non metrical form of geometry, notable for its principle of duality. Projective geometry grew out of the principles of perspective art established during the Renaissance period, and was first systematically developed by Desargues in the 17th …8

**n-body problem**— This article is about the problem in classical mechanics. For the problem in quantum mechanics, see Many body problem. The n body problem is the problem of predicting the motion of a group of celestial objects that interact with each other… …9

**Newton's laws of motion**— For other uses, see Laws of motion. Classical mechanics …10

**celestial mechanics**— the branch of astronomy that deals with the application of the laws of dynamics and Newton s law of gravitation to the motions of heavenly bodies. [1815 25] * * * Branch of astronomy that deals with the mathematical theory of the motions of… …11

**Strength of materials**— Internal force lines are denser near the hole, a common stress concentration In materials science, the strength of a material is its ability to withstand an applied stress without failure. The applied stress may be tensile, compressive, or shear …12

**spectroscopy**— spectroscopist /spek tros keuh pist/, n. /spek tros keuh pee, spek treuh skoh pee/, n. the science that deals with the use of the spectroscope and with spectrum analysis. [1865 70; SPECTRO + SCOPY] * * * Branch of analysis devoted to identifying… …13

**Pente**— A sample Pente game Players 2 4 Setup time None Playing time 5–30 minutes Random chance None Skill(s) required …14

**Mast radiator**— A typical mast radiator in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The high RF voltage on the mast can deliver a dangerous electrical shock to anyone touching it, so the base is surrounded by a fence to prevent access …15

**Lorentz transformation**— A visualisation of the Lorentz transformation (full animation). Only one space coordinate is considered. The thin solid lines crossing at right angles depict the time and distance coordinates of an observer at rest with respect to that frame; the …16

**Rigid body**— Classical mechanics Newton s Second Law History of classical mechanics …17

**Wullenweber**— AN/FLR 9 Wullenweber antenna array near Augsburg, Germany The Wullenweber (the original name introduced by Dr. Hans Rindfleisch was Wullenwever) is a type of Circularly Disposed Antenna Array (CDAA) sometimes referred to as a Circularly Disposed… …18

**mathematics**— /math euh mat iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures,… …19

**Technical University of Denmark**— Den Polytekniske Læreanstalt Danmarks Tekniske Universitet Motto Det bli r til noget Motto in English It amounts to something …20

**John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge**— Covington and Cincinnati Suspension Bridge U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. National Historic Landmark …