cylindrical helix

cylindrical helix

[sə′lin·drə·kəl ′hē‚liks]
(mathematics)
A curve lying on a cylinder which intersects the elements of the cylinder at a constant angle.
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Cylindrical helix antenna (CHA) was invented by Kraus in 1946 [23-25].
T] and N are total length and turns of the equivalent cylindrical helix respectively; D' and A' are diameter and area of the equivalent loop.
X] = 0 the equations of a cylindrical helix with constant pitch is obtained, and also for [w.

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