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normal mode

[′nȯr·məl ‚mōd]
(computer science)
Operation of a computer in which it executes its own instructions rather than those of a different computer.
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Imposing boundary conditions usually limits the possible solutions to a discrete set of standing waves identified with normal modes of vibration.
The earlier calculations (Mikucionis, Urbanavicius 2010a, 2010b) revealed that in order to obtain normal modes when the voltages of the same amplitude are applied to the conductors, the lines had to be symmetric, i.
On some fairly atrocious potholed roads, the Sport setting will make your teeth rattle but in normal mode you'll have no cause for complaint at all.
Keywords: Birkhoff normal form, normal modes, spectral stability, finite determinacy.
In the quantum world, these normal modes are known as eigenfunctions, and Sridhar has developed a way to map the eigenfunctions of microwaves bouncing around inside cavities of different shapes.
Quantum oscillators play a fundamental role in many areas of physics; for instance, in chemical physics with molecular normal modes, in solid state physics with phonons, and in quantum theory of light with photons.
It covers the basis required for quantum oscillator studies, single quantum harmonic oscillators, anharmonicity, oscillator populations in thermal equilibrium, quantum normal modes of vibration, damped harmonic oscillators, and vibrational spectroscopy.
The resulting vibrations, or normal modes, represent the solutions of a mathematical expression known as the wave equation.
Like a bell, Earth has its own natural frequencies -- or normal modes -- which start ringing if the globe is hit hard enough.
In addition, the BCM5421 incorporates Intelligent Power Management and Wake-on-LAN modes, which can dynamically reduce power by more than 60% from normal modes of operation.