static equilibrium


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static equilibrium

The ability to maintain a steady position of the head and body in relation to gravity. It is integrated with the equilibrium of movement, or dynamic equilibrium. Synonym: static balance
See also: equilibrium
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For the revised truss as compared to the original truss, which one of the following statements is true if it is in static equilibrium?
Another application of static equilibrium methodology is the "net-zero" approach for building assessment.
(They assumed that the classical static equilibrium could, somehow, be attained, and were then able to show that, for some of their more tractable cases, the impact on total economic welfare was "small"; the potential effects on profit found in this study were more serious.)
Recall from above the model of static equilibrium. At the point when one takes a decision to invest, the marginal efficiency of a particular capital asset is weighed against the marginal efficiency of money.
Whenever competitive Nash equilibria exist, they yield a Pareto-improvement over the static equilibrium contracts: high-risk agents also get full insurance in every period independent of their accidental history and low-risk agents get better insurance conditions than under a static contract.
Call this the static equilibrium of the banking industry.
Rosenstein-Rodan believed that the theory of the big push contradicts the conclusions of the traditional static equilibrium theory (and reverses the famous motto natura non facit saltum) in three different ways.
Thus, since disequilibrium is a primary feature of instability, it is a rather obvious place to look for challenges to the static equilibrium concepts of game theory.
Harris discusses literary and legal scholars who "struggle against their discipline s grain,"(4) and she argues for the need "to understand both legal and literary discourse as the complex struggle and unending dialogue between these voices." She seeks not a "static equilibrium between two extremes, but rather a process in which propositions are constantly put forth, challenged, and subverted" (237).
(For example, TQM organizations tend to be flatter, with fewer levels of management.) Based on this critical difference in the two paradigms, we characterize organizations with conventional management as seeking static equilibrium. TQM organizations, on the other hand, seek dynamic equilibrium.
To maintain static equilibrium, the forces and moments in the film must balance the forces and moments in the substrate, which generally requires a shape change of the wafer when a stressed film is deposited.
While the static equilibrium framework of the latter is fair game, post-Keynesian economics is rarely matched against the Austrian School (other than straw men), whose different conclusions derive from similar methodology.