derived curve

derived curve

[də′rīvd ′kərv]
(mathematics)
A curve whose ordinate, for each value of the abscissa, is equal to the slope of some given curve. Also known as first derived curve.
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1995b) derived curve numbers for the cultivated Alfisol in the Northern Territory alter establishment of improved pasture, and for grazed native pasture woodland.
Applications of derived curves are described in areas including optics, electric circuit design, and hydraulics.
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