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momentum

 [mo-men´tum]
the quantity of motion; the product of mass by velocity.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mo·men·tum

(mō-men'tŭm)
The tendency of an object in motion to continue in motion.
[L., abridgment of movimentum, movement]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mo·men·tum

(mō-men'tŭm)
The tendency of an object in motion to continue in motion.
[L., abridgment of movimentum, movement]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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That means that the small volume that includes the first boundary gets negative outside (we always consider the outside normal to the closed surface [summation]) flow of linear momentum. That means that the volume itself, according to expression (6b), gets the positive rate of linear momentum, which is the force in the positive direction of the z-axis.
In Section 3, the survival probability is evaluated over short and long times for an arbitrary value of the linear momentum and a general class of MDD.
Electromagnetic waves involve both Electric and Magnetic fields and the linear momentum density is [[??].sub.p] = S/[c.sup.2], where the Poynting vector S = E x H is aligned with the wave vector, k (which by definition points in the direction of propagation).
In the complex-sedenion space K, from the complex-sedenion field source, it is able to define the complex-sedenion linear momentum P as
The Virtual Repellent Point (VRP) and enhanced Centroidal Moment Pivot (eCMP) define the direction and magnitude of the linear momentum rate of change and total contact force in terms of the CoM position [9].
To achieve better balance maintenance performance, Professor Shuuji Kajita at AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) of Japan put forward in 2003 the resolved momentum control scheme considering both the linear momentum and angular momentum based on his long-time research results and technological accumulations [13].
[C.sub.l] = intermediate linear momentum resistance coefficient, kg/[m.sup.3]s
The law of conservation of linear momentum in an integral form for a body of volume V, bounded by the surfaces with outward pointing surface vector s, is
Linear momentum equation in the axial direction for the gaseous phase:
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Previous research has emphasized the role of the swing leg to establish a larger base of support and reduce the linear momentum of the body after perturbation [12-17].