Mon June 27, 2011 By: Kaif Mawani

What is the definition of rms?

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Mon June 27, 2011
rms stands for root mean square quantity. For example rms speed of the atoms or molecules of a gas defined as the square root of mean square of speeds of individual atom or molecule.
vrms = sqrt {(v12 + v22 + v32 +.......vn2)/n}
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