unit vector

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unit vector

[′yü·nət ′vek·tər]
(mathematics)
A vector whose length is one unit.
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s] [less than or equal to] k, and let [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] be arbitrary unit vectors such that [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is orthogonal to all preceding columns [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] of [V.
u,v) [member of] [0, [pi]] for the (smaller) angle between the unit vectors u and v.
i] the unit vector that revolves around the support polygon in the anti clockwise direction.
The unit vectors in these leaves satisfy the Chen-Ricci equality (the equality case of (5.
Let x and y be linearly independent unit vectors in our Hilbert space and P and Q the projections onto the subspaces they generate.
The unit vectors u and v, together with the vector w, form the right-handed orthonormal basis {u, v, w}
To compare the orientations of two unit vectors, it is convenient to compute their scalar product: when the two vectors u and v are almost colinear (resp.
The basic field of this model is a field of unit vectors defined through the velocity field of a flow wrapping the cylinder.
The transformation equation should be able to transform unit vectors [[right arrow].