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IEVref: | 112-03-03 | ID: | |

Language: | en | Status: Standard | |

Term: | coefficient | ||

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Definition: | quotient of two quantities of different dimensions, used as a multiplier to express the proportionality equation between them
NOTE 1 – A coefficient is a quantity having a dimension other than one. Examples: Hall coefficient, damping coefficient, temperature coefficient, gyromagnetic coefficient. NOTE 2 – The term "modulus" is sometimes used instead of coefficient. Example: modulus of elasticity. | ||

Publication date: | 2010-01 | ||

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