Dimensional and scaling analysis

Gjerrit Meinsma*

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    A complete theory of dimensional and scaling analysis is presented and its power is demonstrated through a series of examples. A vector-matrix exponentiation is introduced to simplify notation and calculus.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)159-184
    Number of pages26
    JournalSIAM review
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


    • Dimensional analysis
    • Mathematical modeling
    • Scaling
    • Units
    • Vector-matrix exponentiation

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