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Term: Model

A representation of a physical phenomenon built on data (measured and/or theoretical). There are three types of model: Empirical: A model that is based on observations. Physics-based: A model that is based on first principles. It relies on mathematical descriptions of specific physical phenomena. Semi-empirical: A model that is partially based on observations and partially on first principles.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan