reciprocal second

reciprocal second

An obsolete term for a periodic phenomenon or wave occurring in a one-second cycle—e.g., essentially either electricity (herz) or radioaoccidianbecquerel).
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030" and extremely high rates in the 32,000 reciprocal second are obtained.
This is called shear thinning, and the rate of deformation of the paint as it is sheared is called the shear rate (units are reciprocal seconds, [s.
However, such curves provide mainly relative moldability comparisons; the u n its of measurement (Pascal-seconds for viscosity and reciprocal seconds for shear rate) are of no practical value in judging a resin's process window.
Riley, consultant at Extrusion Engineers in Branchburg, New Jersey, will compare tests of lubricants and plastics at impossible shear rates exceeding 1 million reciprocal seconds ([s.
Inkject printers, for example, subject ink to shear rates in the range of 100,000 to 1,000,000 reciprocal seconds (l/s).
divided by the thickness of the deck (cm), to yield units of reciprocal seconds ([s.