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relaxation method

[‚rē‚lak′sā·shən ‚meth·əd]
(mathematics)
A successive approximation method for solving systems of equations where the errors from an initial approximation are viewed as constraints to be minimized or relaxed within a toleration limit. Also known as relaxation.
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ZENNARO, The use of Runge-Kutta formulae in waveform relaxation methods, Appl.
The minor fluctuation of the adapted relaxation method can be explained in Figure 4.
While the compression stress relaxation method ISO 3384(A) data are quite good to compare the potential sealing properties of different materials, data from method ISO 3384(B) are more useful to the design engineer, in combination with force decay data between 0 and 30 minutes compression.
The phenomenon the card measures is based, remotely, on the high-tech relaxation method called biofeedback.
Carlsson and Ericson (11) found that the phonetic method produced a greater vertical distance reading than did the relaxation method.
To achieve their optimality, AMG methods employ a fixed smoother and generally exploit the character of the error of the relaxation method.
WELSH Ryder Cup-winning captain Ian Woosnam has put his recent Seniors double success down to a new relaxation method.
Another stress relaxation method is therefore presenting much more interest for engineering calculations.
This study was conducted to compare hatha yoga with a progressive muscle relaxation method for the treatment of stress and anxiety.
Based on ancient Chinese medicine, the relaxation method - known as aucular therapy - is popular with a number of stressed-out celebrities, including Cher, Mariah Carey and Sophie Dahl.
This high-tech relaxation method calls for hooking a subject up to a device that continuously measures a physiological variable--muscle tension, for instance, or skin temperature.