isochronous curve

isochronous curve

[ī¦sä·krə·nəs ′kərv]
(mathematics)
A curve with the property that the time for a particle to reach a lowest point on the curve if it starts from rest and slides without friction does not depend on the particle's starting point.
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The isochronous curve for polycarbonate is shown in Fig.
The Neolithic-type transformation, through the spread of animal husbandry (cattle and caprines), and of agriculture based on millet is described in Chapter 6, employing charts of isochronous curves obtained by mapping the published data with GIS.
11 by means of isochronous curves, in which v(t) is represented for a given time as a function of the applied axial deformation.
1a shows the isochronous curves corresponding to the frequency of 10,000 Hz).
The isochronous curves are found to be linear up to certain stress and strain levels.