## What is the concept of continuum?

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A continuum is an area that can keep being divided and divided infinitely; no individual particles. It is a simplification that makes it possible to investigate the movement of matter on scales larger than the distances between particles.

### What is meant by fluid continuum?

The concept of continuum in fluid mechanics is the continuous distribution of mass in a body of matter i.e. without spaces. The concept of continuum is general applied looking at the fluid in a macroscopic level and not a microscopic level.

#### What is continuum assumption?

The continuum assumption is an idealization of continuum mechanics under which fluids can be treated as continuous, even though, on a microscopic scale, they are composed of molecules.

**What is continuum system?**

The motion of a continuum body is a continuous time sequence of displacements. Thus, the material body will occupy different configurations at different times so that a particle occupies a series of points in space which describe a path line.

**What is an example of a continuum?**

The definition of continuum is a continuous series of elements or items that vary by such tiny differences that they do not seem to differ from each other. An example of a continuum is a range of temperatures from freezing to boiling. A set having the same number of points as all the real numbers in an interval.

## What is continuum concept in records management?

In the records continuum description is therefore defined as a series of iterative recordkeeping processes that capture and inextricably link authoritative metadata to documents created in the context of social and business activity from the time of their creation and throughout their life span.

### What is continuum concept in ecology?

The phrase “continuum concept of vegetation” means that an uninterrupted series of elements form a sort of continuum, there being no sharp transitions or ecotones between communities, and that species composition changes gradually from place to place or time to time (Mcintosh, 1967).

#### What is continuum hypothesis give its significance?

The continuum hypothesis states that the set of real numbers has minimal possible cardinality which is greater than the cardinality of the set of integers. That is, every set, S, of real numbers can either be mapped one-to-one into the integers or the real numbers can be mapped one-to-one into S.

**Why is the continuum hypothesis important?**

The continuum hypotheses (CH) is one of the most central open problems in set theory, one that is important for both mathematical and philosophical reasons. The problem actually arose with the birth of set theory; indeed, in many respects it stimulated the birth of set theory.

**What is the law of continuum?**

Continuum mechanics is essentially based upon four fundamental mechanical principles, commonly known as conservation laws or balance laws: (1) the law of conservation of mass, (2) the law of balance of linear momentum, (3) the law of balance of angular momentum, and (4) the law of balance of energy.

## How do you use continuum?

Continuum in a Sentence 🔉

- The space-time continuum was studied by those interested in time travel.
- On the grading continuum, the student continued to place higher with each test score.
- The color continuum of the rainbow was the subject of the art class that day.

### What’s another word for continuum?

What is another word for continuum?

limitlessness | infinitude |
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immensity | vastness |

boundlessness | infiniteness |

expanse | extent |

perpetuity | continuity |

#### What is continuum fluid?

1. Fluid properties and concept of continuum Fluid: a substance that deforms continuously under an applied shear stress (e.g., air, water, upper mantle…) Not practical/possible to treat fluid mechanics at the molecular level!

**What is the continuum approach to polymers?**

The continuum approach ignores the molecular nature of polymers and treats it in terms of laws of elasticity for solids and laws of fluid dynamics and viscous flow for liquids.

**What is continuum in thermodynamics?**

In classical thermodynamics, for analysis the atomic structure of substance is considered to be continuous. For facilitating the analysis this concept of continuum is used in which the substance is treated free from any kind of discontinuity.

## What is the continuum approach?

Continuum approach: The continuum concept regards matter as infinitely divisible; thus an infinitesimal volume of material can be referred to as a particle within the continuum. For general engineering purposes, it is convenient to ignore the molecular nature of matter and hence the discontinuity and variation at the microscopic level.