Some articles on jerk, jerk equation, equation:
... A jerk system is a system whose behavior is described by a jerk equation, which is an equation of the form (Sprott 2003) For example, certain simple electronic circuits may be designed which are ... These are known as jerk circuits ... One of the most interesting properties of jerk systems is the possibility of chaotic behavior ...
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“A nation fights well in proportion to the amount of men and materials it has. And the other equation is that the individual soldier in that army is a more effective soldier the poorer his standard of living has been in the past.”
—Norman Mailer (b. 1923)
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—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)