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Nov2905, 05:42 PM

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Can someone explain to me what Law of Length because I have tried to look for it in my textbook and the Internet but have been unsuccessful, so if someone can give me a link to finding what Law of Length is or tell me what it is, it would really help.




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Nov3005, 06:17 AM

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"Law of Length"?? Never heard of it. Where did you hear the phrase?
I just googled on "Law of Length" and now I know too much! Here is one possibility: http://www.pcmech.com/show/editorial/173/ which says "Law III: Law of Length/Duration Elasticity Standardized lengths for things like cables can be extended by the sheer presence of a tech. Ex: in the presence of a tech, 18" IDE cables can reach lengths of at least 21", if not more. Also, routines with standard time lengths, like a boot, can be accelerated or delayed as necessary by the will of the tech. " Hmmm, I think that's a joke! Another: http://www.aapspharmaceutica.com/abo...base/index.asp which says: "Law of Length News reports are usually brief. Keep your responses short and to the point." Not sure whether that's a joke or not but not likely to be what you are looking for! I think it most likely what you are looking for is one of these: http://www.cic.nic.in/cicmanipur/html/hr_c&syll_phy.asp or http://www.msu.edu/user/sellmerr/mea...ely_and_na.htm which assert that the period of a pendulum is proportional to the square root of the length of the pendulum. Never thought of calling that a "law" myself! 


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