# Special Cases

### Some articles on case, special cases:

Courts Of Chancery - Remedies
... in compensation for some failure by the other party to a case ... Amendment Act 1858, which gave it that right, but in some special cases it had been able to provide damages for over 600 years ... In Cardinal Beaufort's case in 1453, for example, it is stated that "I shall have a subpoena against my feoffee and recover damages for the value of the land" ...
Circles - Computing Homothetic Centers - Special Cases
... If the circles have the same center but different radii, both the external and internal coincide with the common center of the circles ... This can be seen from the analytic formula, and is also the limit of the two homothetic centers as the centers of the two circles are varied until they coincide, holding the radii equal ...
D'Alembert's Principle - Derivation For Special Cases
... This is true only for some very special cases e.g ... the constraint forces (which is not usually the case, so this derivation works only for special cases), the constraint forces do no work ...
Semidiameter - Special Cases
... The semi-diameters of a non-circular ellipse are the halves of its extents along the two axes of symmetry ... They are the parameters a, b of the implicit equation Likewise, the semi-diameters of an ellipsoid are the parameters a, b, and c of its implicit equation The semi-diameters of a superellipse, superellipsoid, or superquadric can be identified in the same way ...

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