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### Is radians a dimensionless quantity?

radian is a derived unit, defined as the ratio of arc length to radius. As the ratio of two lengths it is dimensionless.
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### How can I determine a function equation from a graph image?

I don't know how this function was obtained (or what it is supposed to represent). But you could try searching the literature to see if someone has published equations of the curves. However, looking ...

### Determine the moment of inertia of a filled circular sector

Consider an infinitesimal element of area $r d\theta dr$ which is at a distance $r \sin (\theta)$ from the $x$ axis. Its moment of inertia is $r d\theta dr (r \sin (\theta ))^2$. The moment of ...

### Variation of LED light as a function of distance

All EM radiation from a point source falls off in intensity with the square of the distance. LEDs can't magically change this basic physics. LEDs can be quite directional in their emission pattern. ...
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### Does every engineering design needs to have a complete theoretical backing or may experimental data suffice?

Are any designs based solely on data from trial and error used in critical mainstream engineering? Usually not. And the reason is that trial and error is expensive and time consuming. As engineers, ...
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### How do I properly compute mean time to failure?

First off, always remember that garbage in = garbage out; so if your data is garbage then your statistics will be garbage. In this situation your optimal data would be something like Run Hours Until ...
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### Square wave transfer function?

I thought I would expand a little on the answer offered by Karlo. Long story short, I would not try to calculate the analytical time response of a system to a square wave. That would be a serious ...

### Is engineering basically controlling oscillators?

No. First, there is much much more to most engineering disciplines than analyzing the response of something. Second, even when that is part of the task, it isn't done by "adding oscillators", ...