Brownian movement


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Synonyms for Brownian movement

the random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquid

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2003) Model describing the biased Brownian movement of myosin.
Environmental context explains Levy and Brownian movement patterns of marine predators.
Wiener process or the Brownian movement is a mathematical description of the random motion of a large particle immersed in the fluid and is not subject to any other interaction shocks with small molecules of the surrounding fluid it results a very irregular movement of the large particle the phenomenon was observed for the first time by the English botanist Robert Brown in 1828 [6], another interpretation was given in notes published between 1877-1880 "The Brownian movements would be in my way of looking at the phenomenon, the result of the calorific movements of molecular surrounding liquid" [7].
This result is not more surprising than identity of regularities at measurements of Brownian movement and radioactivity; or radioactivity and noises in semiconductor schemes [10, 11].
The use of Stokes-Einstein equations reveals 3-D Brownian movement even through it is tracked in only two dimensions.
1940, The influence of Brownian movement on the viscosity of solutions.
The flow velocity profiles of HFOV include bulk convection, Taylor dispersion, asymmetric velocity profiles (coaxial flow velocities), pendelluft phenomena, cardiogenic mixing, molecular diffusion, Brownian movement and collateral ventilation.
You may know that his Nobel prize was awarded for his elucidation of Brownian movement.
Interweaving anecdotal and technical narrative, he covers the theory of relativity, Brownian movement and its role in convincing skeptics of the physical existence of atoms, and the quantum.
Our collective efforts seem to have no lasting impact, no trajectory, but instead appear as the agitated, zigzag careening of people, often crashing into one another, enmeshed in an endless sociologic Brownian movement, a huge zero-sum game.