Velocity


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Velocity

The number of times a dollar is spent, or turns over, in a specific period of time. Velocity affects the amount of economic activity generated by a given money supply.

Velocity of Money

The rate at which money changes hands. For example, assume an economy with $100 and two people in it. In a given year, if Person A charges Person B $50 for a widget, and Person B charges Person A $100 for a whatsit, then $150 worth of transaction has occurred even though there are only $100 in the economy. This means that, on average, one dollar is spent one and a half times in a year, expressed as a velocity of 1.5/year. Velocity of money is useful as a measure of how strong and/or liquid an economy is, and it is usually compared with some figure such as GDP or money supply.
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Velocity control in flow stations when conveying fluids through pipelines has become important for the purpose of maintaining and sustaining the service life of the pipe and to avoid pipe collapse.
As conflicting as early velocity data was, I believe it was in the 1970s that most of the confusion regarding the power levels of factory .
The joining velocity profile will depend on the plastic material (amorphous or semicrystalline), the weld area or joint design, and the overall size and shape of the part assembly.
The velocity values derived from the contact method for measurement depend on the thickness measurement, which is measured separately from velocity and inputted into the measuring device for calculation.
For the fiber stock tested, mixing is significantly dependent on the stock consistency when the velocity ratio is small (Rv @ 1).
The traditional practice of relieving the back face of the die is very effective in terms of establishing a uniform velocity at the die exit, but has the undesirable tendency to cause flow of rubber from thin sections of the die, where it is most needed, into adjacent thick sections.
We measured the velocity of experimentally fired nails with a ballistic chronograph (MK III Championship Timer; PACT; Grand Prairie, Tex.
First, you can hit the ball at about a 60-degree angle with about half the velocity to a point about 10 feet shorter than the cross-corner hit (3).
Most scientists assumed that the unmeasured components would be comparable to the line-of-sight velocity.
An early completion of household balance sheet adjustments would help restore incentives to build liquid money balances, cutting into increases in M2 velocity.
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In order to obtain a slow flow-front velocity near the sprue, it is necessary to inject in several steps, increasing gradually from a relatively low speed to ones that are faster and faster.