[time-nuts] Q/noise of Earth as an oscillator
jimlux at earthlink.net
Sun Jul 31 20:45:36 EDT 2016
On 7/31/16 5:19 PM, Hal Murray wrote:
> time at radio.sent.com said:
>> So loss effects frequency in one situation and amplitude in the other. How
>> can Q relate to both situations?
> It's energy loss in both cases.
> Is there a term other than Q that is used to describe the rate of energy loss
> for things that aren't oscillators?
cooling (as in hot things)
discharge (as in capacitors and batteries)
leakage (as in pressure vessels)
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