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From: Deane Yang (deane_yang_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-05 18:49:03

Noah Roberts wrote:

> There's just plain going to be times when you have to break out of the
> dim/unit analysis model. For instance, in fluid flow analysis, what I
> do, you often have empirical is not at all
> uncommon to take a quantity to some variable power that might itself be
> a quantity. There's no way to enforce dimensions on this.

Is this really right? Are you sure there isn't a constant lurking around
that resolves all the dimensions properly? Surely, these formulas have
to be adjusted appropriately if you use different units.

Can you provide a concrete example?

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