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... An ideal mechanism transmits power without adding to or subtracting from it ... This means the ideal mechanism does not include a power source, and is frictionless and constructed from rigid bodies that do not deflect or wear ... The performance of real systems is obtained from this ideal by using efficiency factors that take into account friction, deformation and wear ...
Ideal, South Dakota
... Ideal is an unincorporated community in northern Tripp County, South Dakota, United States, named for its superb farmland ...
Cardinal Point (optics) - Modeling Optical Systems As Mathematical Transformations - Ideal, Rotationally Symmetric, Optical Imaging System
... An ideal, rotationally symmetric, optical imaging system must meet three criteria All rays "originating" from any object point converge to a single image point (Imaging is stigmatic) ... or perhaps a few object points, but to be an ideal system imaging must be stigmatic for every object point ...
Springthorpe Memorial - Architectural Features and Influences
... ``whole is more than a Tomb …is the Real made Ideal - an apotheosis of love for all true lovers to the end of Time with its tale of loss, memory, separation and Reunion ... Fascinated by concepts of the ideal woman, Springthorpe had delivered a paper, several years earlier, entitled ‘The Perfect Woman’ in which he concluded that Shakespeare’s Rosalind was the ideal ... Annie seems to be likened to this ideal in the inscription “Pattern Daughter, Perfect Mother, and Ideal Wife” ...
Gas - Special Topics - Compressibility
... Thermodynamicists use this factor (Z) to alter the ideal gas equation to account for compressibility effects of real gases ... This factor represents the ratio of actual to ideal specific volumes ... is sometimes referred to as a "fudge-factor" or correction to expand the useful range of the ideal gas law for design purposes ...

Famous quotes containing the word ideal:

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    And he said, “That ought to make you
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    Truth is that concordance of an abstract statement with the ideal limit towards which endless investigation would tend to bring scientific belief, which concordance the abstract statement may possess by virtue of the confession of its inaccuracy and one-sidedness, and this confession is an essential ingredient of truth.
    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914)