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Scaling Laws

  1. Nov 1, 2007 #1
    Does anyone know of any particularly good texts on scaling laws?
    I'm doing some research into nanotechnology, and I'd like some valuable references.

    If you're unfamiliar, scaling laws are just like they sound: mathematical relationships describing, as one application, mechanical concepts as something is scaled down.

    A biological example would be how a larger elephant can barely move, while an ant can lift a great deal more than its own body weight, while it can be shown that their muscle fibers are roughly the same.

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