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01-23-2016, 08:49 AM

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Originally Posted by LAMas View Post
"I have held in the past that stiffness can affect squirt...."
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Was that intuition or an empirical deduction?

Be well
It was rough analysis based on transverse wave propagation. Stiffness affects the effective "impedance" of the interaction.

But I think a good scientist (or anyone who tries to understand how things work) relies on intuition to find promising directions. The important part comes after the direction is decided -- the analysis and objective testing of the idea begins.


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