transition curve

transition curve

[tran′zish·ən ‚kərv]
(civil engineering)
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The optimal transition curve between one pump and two pump operations is the curve where the wire-to-water efficiencies of two operations are identical in the overlapped region covered by Z2, Z3, and Z4.
Although we typically think of "denial" as a stage at a later point on the emotional transition curve (originally outlined in Elisabeth Kabler-Ross's grief cycle model), it can often have a "pre-echo" in the sense that people can deny not so much a particular change as a requirement for change in general.
Above the transition curve, the CHS flows in the transition and turbulent states, and under the transition curve, it is in the laminar state.
However, the design of a transition curve complicates the procedure considerably compared to the case of a simple circular arc.
The industry transition to 40nm and LDPC architecture has begun, and LSI remains ahead of this transition curve with the introduction of its new TrueStore RC9700 read channel.
Changes include revision of the transition curve, wall illumination height and method from luminance to illuminance, new calculation and field measurement grid, and removal of the Black Window Method pending further evaluation.
Until the mid 1990s, Greece's transition curve is downward sloping, while the opposite is true for Portugal and Spain.
What can happen is that people don't move through this bereavement transition curve and people stay frustrated and angry for longer.
This is similar to a ductile/brittle transition curve.

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