The flux notion is essential for understanding the objectual philosophy, therefore, a special attention shall be payed to the description of the accurate meaning of this notion across the entire paper, mainly because it has other meanings, according to some specialized papers. For example, in The Encyclopedic Dictionary19, the flux term (coming from the Latin “fluxus”- flow) has the following meaning:
(PHYS) Particles current;
(PHYS) Amount which shows the transfer velocity of another amount through a certain surface;
(PHYS) Number of field lines which cross a certain area;
(TECHNO) Continuous circulation of the raw stock, of the unfinished goods, etc. in the sequence of the operations generated by a technological process;
(INFO) Ensemble of data, information and decisions required for the unfolding of a certain activity;
(INFO) Ratio between the data amount and its transfer time;
(BIOL) Continuous liquid (blood, pith) or information circulation through a bio-system;
(MAT) Surface integral of the normal component of a vector.
Taking into account the above-mentioned list which is much more abbreviated than the dictionary version, we may notice that almost every professional field defines the flux in its specialized manner, some of the definitions being contradictory, which means that on the one hand, the flux is a motion process of an amount and on the other hand, it is an intensity of this process. Due to its unifying “calling” which derives from its generality degree, the objectual philosophy shall explain these aspects in the following sections.
19 Dicționar Enciclopedic - Editura Enciclopedică București, 1996
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