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monotonic

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monotonic

In domain theory, a function f : D -> C is monotonic (or monotone) if

for all x,y in D, x <= y => f(x) <= f(y).

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5, except for one specimen that had been subjected to the monotonic loading in the first test at the crosshead speed of 1 mm/min, to the applied strain of 0.
3] has two copies of continuous monotonic decomposition {[H.
con], which is defined from the monotonic diagram by [[bar.
The main properties of completely monotonic functions are given in [3, Chapter IV].
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The material parameters were optimized to simultaneously correlate with the tested equivalent stress-strain curves under different monotonic loading conditions, if available.
According to the experimental observations, the viscoplastic deformation in a monotonic tensile test is much smaller than the total one before the strain softening occurs.
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The two climate change scenarios (neutral and monotonic warming) were incorporated into the simulation model in terms of Catch per Unit Effort (CPUE) figures predicted by the GAM as an indicator of production per vessel (Csirke, 1989), assuming a normal probability distribution for each year's catch.
2+] transient traces revealed that increasing concentrations of BPA progressively increased the rate of decline (Figure 3A, bottom), producing a monotonic dose-response curve (Figure 3B).

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