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.
This required us to predict the average travel time between some missing coordinates in order to build the isochronous curves.
Using GIS, it was possible to define the isochronous curves obtained by applying the Kriging model using socio-demographic information on the study area: 404,805 inhabitants living in 95,361 households in an area of about 39.
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.
The isochronous curves of water absorption as functions of volume fraction of hollow spheres [v.