Kilogram-meter per second

The term “kilogram-meter per second” (abbreviated “kg-m/s”) is a unit of measurement for angular momentum. It is equal to the momentum of a one kilogram object moving at a speed of one meter per second. Is a newton a kilogram-meter per second? No, a newton is not a kilogram-meter per second. A newton is a … Read more

Amount of substance concentration

The amount of substance concentration is a measure of the amount of a substance in a given volume. It is typically expressed as mass per unit volume, but can also be expressed as moles per unit volume or other measures. How do you calculate the concentration of a substance? The concentration of a substance is … Read more

Astronomical unit (AU)

The astronomical unit (AU) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from Earth to the Sun. It is used by astronomers to measure large distances to astronomical objects, and is also the unit of choice for measuring distances within the Solar System. One AU is equal to 149,597,870.7 kilometers, or about 93 million miles. … Read more

Gas

A gas is a state of matter in which the molecules are free to move about independently of each other. The term “gas” is often used interchangeably with “air”, although air is only one type of gas. Other common gases include nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and methane. Why is gas so high? The answer to … Read more

TrueType

TrueType is an outline font standard developed by Apple and Microsoft in the late 1980s as a competitor to Adobe’s Type 1 fonts used in PostScript. It has become the most common format for fonts on the classic Mac OS, macOS, and Microsoft Windows operating systems. TrueType was originally developed by Apple Computer in the … Read more

Basel II

Basel II is an international banking regulatory accord that sets minimum capital requirements for banks and banking organizations. It was developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in response to the financial crisis of 2007-2008. The accord is divided into three pillars: The first pillar deals with minimum capital requirements. Banks must hold a … Read more

Solid

A solid is a three-dimensional object that has a definite shape and volume. In other words, a solid is a object that has width, height, and depth. What is solid give examples? In computer science, a solid is a software design principle that provides guidelines for how software should be designed so that it is … Read more

Foot cubed (cubic foot)

A cubic foot (symbol ft3) is a unit of measure for volume in the imperial and United States customary systems. One cubic foot is the equivalent to approximately 0.02831685 cubic metres, or 28.31685 litres. How much cubic feet is a cube? A cube is a three-dimensional shape with six equal sides and six equal angles. … Read more