sine curve


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sine curve

[′sīn ‚kərv]
(mathematics)
The graph of y =sin x, where x and y are Cartesian coordinates. Also known as sinusoid.
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Since we have simplified the model, it is easy to determine the whole sine curve by using only 4 data points.
Kinetic energy of the cantilevers can be calculated assuming that it is a portion of the sine curve or as an absolutely rigid straight line: outcome within the set accuracy is the same.
A sine curve centred halfway between the minimum and maximum temperatures (Watson and Beattie 1996; Roltsch et al.
The upward movement in the third area is a quarter of a sine curve corresponds to an interval marked as [[PHI].
In addition, the data revealed that the few users who reached this maximum speed did so only on the straight portion of the sine curve and mostly when the virtual fixtures provided higher levels of guidance.
These results indicated that these supply operations maintained high states of readiness throughout the IDTC and avoided the readiness sine curve trough.
The high points of the sine curve rotor are always in contact with, or in close proximity to, the liners and scraper gate, assuring low slip and a powerful suction lift.
Toward this end, the spurs emanating from a multiple-bit DRFM that approximates a sine curve in an ideal "least-squares" sense are analyzed.
When VFDs are used in electric induction motors, power is no Ionger provided in a balanced, three-phase sine curve, but in controlled pulses (Figure 4), referred to as square-wave or sixstep voltage.