Unformatted text preview: • Best invariants are not unique, some try and error – you can always recombine invariants as power functions of others. • If N = k , jackpot – you have the solution (close to a multiplying constant) • Application : Atomic bomb explosion pp. 8-15 in manuscript known known unknown D-analysis 10.5 9.5 8.5-3.0-2.0-1.0 log t 5 2 log r 5 2 1 2 E ρ log r = log ( )+ log t ~8-4 Figure by MIT OpenCourseWare, adapted from Taylor, G. I. "Formation of a Blast Wave by a Very Intense Explosion. II. The Atomic Explosion of 1945." Proceedings of the Royal Society A 201 (1950): 175-186....
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