Oscillating Amplitude

Amplitude, Oscillating

 

the largest deflection from zero value of a quantity performing harmonic oscillations—for example, the swing of a pendulum from the equilibrium point or the deflection of the values of current intensity and voltage in an alternating electric current. In other words, oscillating amplitude indicates the range of the oscillations.

The oscillating quantity reaches its amplitude, or highest value, only once during each semiperiod. In harmonic oscillations the amplitude is a constant quantity. However, the term oscillating amplitude is often used in a broader sense, to refer to a quantity oscillating according to a rule more or less close to harmonic and sometimes even in references to oscillations which are far from harmonic.

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In Section 6, the deviation ratio of oscillating amplitude is introduced to estimate the stationarity of oscillation.
With the amplitude of the simulation being seen as a modulating parameter, the periodic bursting for [I.sub.0] = 1.0 and [I.sub.0] = 1.4 can be observed by numerical simulation (seen in Figure 1), the oscillating amplitude of which is noticed to be amplified with the increase of [I.sub.0] and the duration time of spiking state is longer in the case that [I.sub.0] = 1.4.
The large path difference between the direct and reflected rays leads to rapidly oscillating amplitude and phase ripples along the array ports that yield large far-out sidelobes as indicated by the theoretical beam patterns shown in Figure 5.
From these graphs can be noticed that oscillating amplitude of the moving part, when the winding is shunted by diode, is bigger than in case, when winding is switched in diagonal of the bridge.
Oscillation amplitudes of rare attractors in some cases are tenfold bigger than oscillating amplitudes of stable P1 regimes.