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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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.
During this time, supply operations usually underwent a steep ramp-up phase, which extracts a tremendous amount of effort from the crew to climb back to the top of the readiness sine curve.
Equipe's new time optimized trajectory software and true sine curve motion control profiles provide high throughput with no wafer slippage.
Plauborg (2002) found a simple model that explained 98% of the variation for average soil temperature at 10 cm in Denmark using only air temperature for the current day and the two previous days, combined with a sine curve for seasonal effects.
The dots situated on a given sine curve belong to the same Saros series.