# cartesian coordinate system

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## cartesian coordinate system

[kär′tē·zhən kō′ȯrd·nət ‚sis·təm]
(mathematics)
A coordinate system in n dimensions where n is any integer made by using n number axes which intersect each other at right angles at an origin, enabling any point within that rectangular space to be identified by the distances from the n lines. Also known as rectangular cartesian coordinate system.
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The contour map (xy plane) of fiber orientations are given in Fig.
The simulated copolarization and cross-polarization radiation patterns in both YZ plane and XY plane at f = 94 GHz for the Quasi-Yagi dipole array antenna prototype II with and without microbolometer are shown in Figure 9.
10(a), the projection of the reconstructed 3D image (-19 dB) onto XY plane is shown in Fig.
For each of the above mentioned rotations, mirror any of the right or left half face in xy plane and slide on the other half such that they are entirely overlapped.
Electric field distributions of the absorber in the xy plane (top row) and the xz plane (bottom row) at (a1), (a2) [lambda] = 520 nm; (b1), (b2) [lambda] = 700 nm; (c1), (c2) [lambda] = 965 nm; and (d1), (d2) [lambda] = 1770 nm.
Figure 6 illustrates the behavior of [NH.sub.3] concentration as a function of time along the XY plane at the height of the chicks in the different cases.
* "3DPS Feature Generation in the YZ and XY Planes," K, Woods
In Figure 6, it shows that the ratio of 5 m diameter and the wavelength is D/L = 0.5; it uses the spectrum analysis method and then obtains the wave response curve of diffraction wave force in X direction of which the wave force values are Pmax =221 KN (f = 1.2 Hz) and Pmin = 81 KN (f = 0.21 Hz); frequency ranges from 0.21 Hz to 141 Hz, wave diffraction angle in XY plane ranges from -88[degrees] to -83.5[degrees], and frequency varies from 0.21 Hz to 1.41 Hz.
Figure 9 shows cuts through the xy plane, xz plane, and yz plane that intersect with the tumour location.
No deformation appeared in the area of XY plane and YZ plane; but a remarkable deformation occurred in XZ plane and it was bended inwards.

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