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Principles of the Dimensional Analysis

  • Bahman Zohuri
Chapter

Abstract

Nearly all scientists at conjunction with simplifying a differential equation have probably used dimensional analysis. Dimensional analysis (also called the factor-label method or the unit factor method) is an approach to problem that uses the fact that one can multiply any number or expression without changing its value. This is a useful technique. However, the reader should take care to understand that chemistry is not simply a mathematics problem. In every physical problem, the result must match the real world.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahman Zohuri
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  1. 1.Galaxy Advanced Engineering, Inc.San MateoUSA

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