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coordinate axes

[kō′ȯrd·ən·ət ′ak‚sēz]
(mathematics)
One of a set of lines or curves used to define a coordinate system; the value of one of the coordinates uniquely determines the location of a point on the axis, while the values of the other coordinates vanish on the axis.
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3] are the magnitude of the components of the unit normal vector in the global coordinate axes.
In this case peg's tip moves counter-clockwise in ZOY plane (Peg II and III, c), thus direction of the normal force in the contact point lies on the positive OY direction and bushing is directly pushed toward coordinate axes center.
0,0, L) from a single raindrop with the diameter D in dV located at (x, y, z) in the coordinate axes xyz.
During the first baseline condition, participants were assessed regarding their ability to construct formulas for graphs representing transformed sine, cosine, secant, and cosecant functions displayed as scattered data points on the coordinate axes.
Hence, the action of the Hyperbolic Law covers also an area of negative values of coordinate axes covering 155.
The profiles boundaries approximately follow the chosen coordinate axes in the XY and YZ planes and the profile elongation along the transverse axis Y is preponderant, which is somewhat surprising in the XY plane as X is the pressing direction.
The angles of these vectors relative to the coordinate axes can be averaged over the entire surface to define an average angular orientation [[theta].
Next, we discuss the rotation of coordinate axes that simplifies closed-discharge extrusion analysis, and provides relationships between HBR measurements and material properties for both Newtonian and power-law fluids.
Consider one corner of the rectangular frame (say, 180 [degrees] W, 54 [degrees] N) as the origin of a set of coordinate axes.
It is designed to record the position of a spherical probe as it is moved along three coordinate axes as shown in Figure 2.
Transformation of Stress Components under Rotation of Coordinate Axes.
q]([tau]) are formed by the signals of the high-order RPS in the function of given from the external source along the corresponding coordinate axes voltages.

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