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sine curve

[′sīn ‚kərv]
(mathematics)
The graph of y =sin x, where x and y are Cartesian coordinates. Also known as sinusoid.
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Some LEDs are commanded by breaking up the sine wave into thousands of short pulses, then eliminating some of the pulses to vary the light output, which can also generate troublesome harmonics.
The size of the impedance of this system can be expressed by taking the ratio of the size of the voltage sine wave (in volts) to that of the current sine wave (in amperes).
The noise is spread over a wide range of frequencies, and the amplitude of the sine waves varies enormously with frequency.
Historically, when sine waves scatter off an interconnect, their response is called the Scattering Parameters, or S-Parameters.
The chip splits a complex signal into 62 sine waves, each sent to a processor that delays the wave and compares its signal with that of an undelayed wave.
Vrms Option for Audio Function Generators: Select Vrms in addition to Vpp on sine waves generated from the function generator audio outputs.
spoken-word recordings) as analog sine waves, much like the traces on an oscilloscope.
The net constructed this generating function in a method somewhat analogous to the mathematical technique called Fourier analysis, which enables scientists to approximate any curve by adding together sine waves of different frequency, phase and amplitude Instead of sine waves, however, the net used another trigonometric function, hyperbolic tangents (tanh).