What is Support: Definition and 381 Discussions

Technical support (often shortened to tech support) refers to services that entities provide to users of technology products or services. In general, technical support provides help regarding specific problems with a product or service, rather than providing training, provision or customization of the product, or other support services. Most companies offer technical support for the services or products they sell, either included in the cost or for an additional fee. Technical support may be delivered by phone, e-mail, live support software, live chat or website, or other tools where users can log an incident. Larger organizations frequently have internal technical support available to their staff for computer-related problems. The Internet can also be a good source for freely available tech support, where experienced users help users find solutions to their problems. In addition, some fee-based service companies charge for premium technical support services.

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  1. N

    I How to Express Non-regular Prior Distributions by Mathematical Formula

    This time I target the following two-class Bayesian logistic regression as statistical models. $$y_n \sim \mathrm{Bernoulli}(q_n)$$ $$q_n = \sigma (\beta_0 + x_n \beta_1)$$ where ##n## is the index of the data and ##\sigma## is the logistic function. Since I assume ##\beta_0 + x_n \beta_1##...
  2. L

    Pendulum with a moving support

    In problem 1 I assumed that the suspension moves up and down in an oscillating manner, so ##y_0(t)=Acos(\omega t)## I am not quite sure about task 2, but I would say you can remove the motion of the suspension and the motion of the system would not change noticeably, as I assume that the...
  3. S

    What science forums support philosophical discussions?

    My thread "Space-time quantization and its philosophical aspect" was closed. Can you suggest other science forum where I can create such threads? I have many ideas of this kind, and I want to initiate conversations about them. And what forums support the discussion of new ideas and hypotheses in...
  4. P

    Minimum screw thread engagement to support weight?

    Hello All, I know there are rules of thumb and thread engagement calculators online but I am trying to find mathematically what the minimum number of threads acceptable would be. I currently have an eyebolt that will be torqued to a specific value. This eyebolt setup will then need to lift a...
  5. Euge

    POTW Support of a Finitely Generated Module

    If ##R## is a commutative ring with ##1## and ##M## is an ##R##-module, the support of ##M## is defined as ##\operatorname{Supp}M = \{\mathfrak{p}\in \operatorname{Spec} R\mid M_\mathfrak{p} \neq 0\}##. Show that if ##\phi : R \to S## is a ring homomorphism and ##M## is a finitely generated...
  6. N

    Convert moment force at lever support

    I am trying to determine if a clamp holding a lever with a mass at one end can experience zero or reduced torque either by balancing the forces or converting the rotational torque into another form such as linear, I’ve looked at counterbalance with Steadicams etc. but I believe this just...
  7. Math Amateur

    MHB Properties of Riemann Integrable Functions with Compact Support .... Proof of D&K Theorem 6.2.8 ....

    I am reading J. J. Duistermaat and J. A. C. Kolk: Multidimensional Analysis Vol.II Chapter 6: Integration ... I need help with the proof of Theorem 6.2.8 Part (iii) ...The Definition of Riemann integrable functions with compact support and Theorem 6.2.8 and a brief indication of its proof...
  8. S

    Does Nobel laureate Saul Perlmutter support the Multiverse hypothesis?

    In this video () physicist Brian Greene interviews Nobel laureate Saul Perlmutter about several topics in cosmology. At minute 1:12:22 Greene asks Perlmutter about whether he considers that the world is described by mathematics or the world *is* mathematics. Perlmutter seems to answer that he...
  9. MathematicalPhysicist

    Support of Zoom meetings in the Opera Browser

    As far as I can tell Zoom meeting isn't working properly in my Opera Browser in my old Win 10 Laptop. I can hear the other participant in the meeting but I'm not seeing his video. Is this because Zoom doesn't support Opera Browser? That's my first guess, since according to the page here...
  10. N

    Engineering Find the support reactions on a beam

    Hello! in this good afternoon ;). I need some help for this beam and his support reactions. The problem it is done, but my result its different from the teacher`s result. I'm sure my answer is correct, as even the "SkyCivbeam" online software also gives the same results. it appears that the...
  11. benorin

    Buy Amazon and Support PF Using This Link

    This thread I thought deserved a bump. Just read Greg's initial post. Here's the Amazon link, PF gets a kickback if you use this link from your purchase on Amazon, see Greg's linked post for details.
  12. jaychay

    MHB Help Me: Get the Support You Need

    Please help me Thank you in advance
  13. J

    Finding the tension of a support cable to balance the beam

    I know the answer is 170 but I am not sure how to get there. I tried doing things backwards g=9.8 t = fr = mgr 0= 170 + tbl - tbr - 5x9.8x1.5 0= 170 + tbl - tbr - 73.5 -96.5 = tbl - tbr -96.5 = 18*9.8 * 0.2 - 18*9.8*1.4 -96.5 does not equal -211.68
  14. docnet

    Is there a smooth function in the unit ball with compact support?

    Is there a function that takes positive values only in the unit ball not including the boundary points defined by the set ##\{x^2+y^2+z^2<1\}##, and ##0## everywhere else?
  15. J

    Equation of motion of a chain with moving support

    In the figure assume the "ceiling" moves with motion ##Y(t)##, i.e. it is a point support. Applying Newton's law in the vertical direction ##T(y).\hat{y}=\rho y[g+\frac{d^{2}Y}{dt^{2}}]## If ##\theta## is the angle between ##T## and ##\hat{y}## that means ##|T|\cos\theta=\rho...
  16. Y

    C/C++ Does VS support string_view in C++?

    I am playing with string_view which is C++17, I have VS-2019, it doesn't seem to recognize string_view. I cannot even troubleshoot my program: #include <iostream> #include <string> #include <string_view> using namespace std; int main() { string_view text = "Hello"; string_view...
  17. ricles

    Cylinder rotating on a support

    This comes from a list of exercises, and setting ##m_1 = 5.4kg##, ##m_2 = 9.3kg## and ##F=5N##, the answer should yield ##2.19m/s^2## (of course, supposing the answer is right). If I knew the radius ##R## of the cylinder, I could find its momentum and use it to find the linear acceleration...
  18. S

    Calculating moments about a support point

    Moment about X2 to calculate force at X1: x1 * 9 = (250 * 2) Therefore, x1 = 500/9 = 55.5N The book however gives force at x1 as 110N. So I figured I have not understood a concept somewhere
  19. LCSphysicist

    Finding the Force Applied by a Support on a Falling Chain

    A chain with length L and mass density σ kg/m is held in the position shown in Fig. 5.28, with one end attached to a support. Assume that only a negligible length of the chain starts out below the support. The chain is released. Find the force that the support applies to the chain, as a function...
  20. I

    Forces acting on a support point after the system is released

    Summary:: What is the force N which acts on a support point at the moment just after system is released? [Thread moved from the technical forums, so no Homework Template is shown] A light bar with m1 and m2 masses (m1≠m2) at the ends placed on the support point (in the middle of the bar)...
  21. A

    A How to change the support of a probability density function?

    Given the support [a, b] of a probability density function. How can I change the formula for the probability density function with a support [u, v]? Example: Given the beta distribution with support [a=0,b=1]: $$\frac{x^{p-1} (1-x)^{q-1}}{Beta(p,q)}$$ Then the beta distribution with support...
  22. L

    MHB Finding support for multivariate transformation

    For the given joint pdf of X and Y $$f(x,y) = 12xy(1 - y); 0 < x < 1; 0 < y < 1$$ Let $Z = XY^2$ and $W = Y$ be a joint transformation of (X,Y) Sketch the graph of the support of $(Z,W)$ and describe it mathematically. I'm not very sure how to describe (Z,W). First, I draw the graph of the...
  23. G

    MHB Linear Correlation: Is Evidence Sufficient?

    The accompanying table lists the numbers of Internet users per 100 people and numbers of scientific award winners per 10 million people for different countries. Construct a​ scatterplot, find the value of the linear correlation coefficient​ r, and find the​ P-value of r. Determine whether there...
  24. R

    Plate thickness and bolt size to support a heavy weight

    Homework Statement:: If you have a 1" thick steel plate (A36) with a 1.125 hole (supported at 3" half way around), what is the maximum weight that a 1" grade 8 bolt can support using a 2 to 1 safety factor. The weight is applied directly the the bolt Relevant Equations:: dunno? it's been 24...
  25. E

    Battery to support Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) Film

    We are incorporating a PDLC layer into a product being developed by us and it requires almost constant activation to remain transparent. The PDLC draws 0.557 Watts of power per hour at 60VAC. The goal is to get a battery/power source (of any type even proprietary) to last the upwards of 26,000...
  26. D

    Square-sectioned support - help please

    Hey, I am trying to get my head around stress in supports, I came across this question and struggling to get to the correct answer, could anyone help explain it? Equation - σ = F\A Question - A square-sectioned support of side 12 mm is loaded with a compressive force...
  27. C

    Spring with oscillating support (Goldstein problem 11.2)

    Homework Statement A point mass m hangs at one end of a vertically hung hooke-like spring of force constant k. The other end of the spring is oscillated up and down according to ##z=a\cos(w_1t)##. By treating a as a small quantity, obtain a first-order solution to the motion of m in time...
  28. T

    Does this article support Evolution or Disprove it?

    Link: https://www.techtimes.com/articles/228798/20180530/massive-genetic-study-reveals-90-percent-of-earth-s-animals-appeared-at-the-same-time.htm Question: Does this article support Evolution or Disprove it? I've seen Pastors Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dkwg4fKElw using this article...
  29. R

    Angled beam support reaction loads

    Hi, Im trying to find the method for working out the support reaction loads on a beam at given angle. example: a 6m beam with a point load 600kg or UDl of 100kg/m perpendicular to the beam. Suspended at each end by a chain hoist, "a" and "b". "b" is 2m higher than "a". I believe using angle is...
  30. S

    Static equilibrium: Find the tension in a support cable

    Homework Statement Homework Equations Σtorque = 0 Σfx=0 Σfy=0 torque= F r sinθ (θ is the angle between the r and the F)The Attempt at a Solution OKay, now i know how to solve this, but it's like i asked myself, how to know if this is a question that i am supposed to use Σfx=0 and Σfy=0...
  31. C

    Steel support frame for a freestanding loft

    Hello everyone, I'm trying to design and build a steel support frame for a freestanding loft of sorts. I'm in the process of building a recording studio with acoustically isolated rooms within a big room. This requires freestanding structures decoupled from everything but the floor. Normally you...
  32. BillTre

    Controversial Reactor is Rapidly Gaining Funding Support

    The Versatile Fast Neutron Source, a research fast reactor, is gaining funding support from congress. Some say it is needed to maintain expertise in the area. Others says its a boondoggle without a good justification. More detailed arguments are here in a Science mag news article.
  33. K

    Angular Momentum of a Baseball/MasteringPhysics Tech Support

    Homework Statement A 7.3-cm-diameter baseball has mass of 150 g and is spinning at 230 rad/s . Treating the baseball as a uniform solid sphere, what is its angular momentum? I'm about to pull my hair out because I feel like I understand everything about this problem perfectly and yet I'm still...
  34. P

    Statics - Support Reaction in Truss

    Homework Statement I'm having a hard time finding the support reactions R_{fx} ; R_{fy} ; R_{kx} ; R_{ky} in this truss. 2. The attempt at a solution I got four equations using the equilibrium conditions (sum of forces along x and y ; sum of moments on F and on C) but the system doesn't...
  35. evinda

    MHB Compact Support of Wave Equation IVP Solutions

    Hello! (Wave) I want to prove that if the initial data of the initial value problem for the wave equation have compact support, then at each time the solution of the equation has also compact support. Doesn't the fact that a function has compact support mean that the function is zero outside...
  36. yecko

    Boundary condition of pinned/fixed/roller support

    Homework Statement [/B]Homework Equations shear bending diagram The Attempt at a Solution May I ask for supports like these, if shear force V= 0 or not when x=L? From the shear diagram, it is a shape increase from -0.5P to 0 there. As the shear go back to zero is owing to the reaction force...
  37. Decimal

    Lagrangian for pendulum with moving support

    Homework Statement [/B] In a homogeneous gravity field with uniform gravitational acceleration g, a pointmass m1 can slide without friction along a horizontal wire. The mass m1 is the pivot point of a pendulum formed by a massless bar of constant length L, at the end of which a second...
  38. Philip Potts

    Question about springs to support a "floating" table

    I have been searching but I have not been able to find the information I am looking for. I want to build a "floating table" that is supported by one or more compression springs. When an object is added the table will lower by just a bit. As another object is stacked on top of the first one...
  39. AntSC

    Moments - Support forces acting on a rod

    Homework Statement This is more of a question of applying the correct principles to a range of problems involving a horizontal rod hinged to a wall that is then supported by another rod. The support rod is also attached to the wall from above or below and then attached to the horizontal rod, so...
  40. Quentin_alex

    Co precipitation of ceria-zirconia-lanthana catalyst support

    My question concerns the resultant particles of a co precipitation reaction. What effects occur when you accelerate/decelerate a co precipitation reaction? What are optimal conditions (speed, etc.) for this process? I am interested primarily in the effects on the resultant powder. Thank you.
  41. starstruck_

    Why can’t gas support a solid body?

    I was working at the observatory and uh someone came in with a question about landing in Jupiter- right away my brain was like no, it’s a gas giant and there’s too much pressure for a probe to make it to the solid surface, but I’ve also been trying to think of it in terms of the force applied by...
  42. T

    Can a beam with supports at each end support any weight?

    So basically i was solving this question about moments amd while solving it i noticed that beam will always remain balanced as FA will decrease and FB will increase as the man moves forwards thus plank alwats remains in equilibrium but now the question is can it support any weight without...
  43. J

    Box with two support braces

    Homework Statement A 100 kg box is to be held up by two support braces attached to a wall. One of the support braces makes a 27 degree angle with the wall and the other brace makes a 65 degree angle with the wall. Find the force in each of the support braces that will hold the box up...
  44. I

    Bearing support for vertical shaft

    I have short (12") vertical shaft. The shaft will supported at the top and bottom by a bearing. The only axial load will be from the weight of the shaft and gears on the shaft. I'll estimate the total weight of the shaft and gears at around 5 lbs. Shaft will rotate at around 1000 RPM. From...
  45. S

    I created a web-calculator with support for physical units

    Hi! My name is David. I'm a theoretical physicist from Stuttgart, Germany. Over the past months I have been developing an open source application called Insect, which I hope would be of interest to some of you. Insect is a high-precision scientific calculator that comes with full support for...
  46. T

    Identify the type of support at each location along the beam

    Homework Statement I have problem with the carried over factor in photo 670 . It's not stated the type of support at point A , B , C , D and E . But , at joint at A and E , it's fixed support because the author use distribution factor of 1 at A and E ( in photo 669) Homework EquationsThe...
  47. I

    Support reactions of a rigid, rectangular steel frame

    Homework Statement Solve for support reactions of a rigid, rectangular steel frame sitting on rubber pads at the four corners (See attached), when a shear force and a moment is applied at some point on the frame. All the known variables are shown in black while the unknown are in red. It is a...
  48. M

    I Some said 1000's of experiments support superposition but

    In another thread, that is now closed, someone said that 1000's of experiments support the proposition that a particle can be in two, mutually exclusive states at the same time. The results of experiments show just the opposite. The measured result is not a superposition state. They never...
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