average curvature

average curvature

[¦av·rij ′kərv·ə·chər]
(mathematics)
For a given arc of a plane curve, the ratio of the change in inclination of the tangent to the curve, over the arc, to the arc length.
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He covers some basics, hydrophilic lipophilic balance: towards rational emulsions, net average curvature, emulsions, foams, problems, phase diagrams, and putting the principles into practice.
Average curvature reduction can be expected to be up to 17[degrees].
curve distance, tangent angle and average curvature, are all considered to reflect the curve properties of contour.
Then the feature of average curvature is defined as [DELTA][theta]/d, which is used to represent the curvature degree or the smoothness of the constructed contour.
The connection probability of 2 breakpoints is inversely proportional to their average curvature, and two points with less average curvature have higher matching possibility.
A] can be computed as the average curvature from A to B along the interpolated virtual curve between A and B, in the same way [[phi].
Geometrical models for grain, grain boundary and grain edge average curvature in an Al-1 mass%Mn alloy.
Although the wind shear and its extrapolation have been studied in a number of papers [1-4], the periodical character of the average curvature was first reported in [5,6], without detailed analysis of the phenomenon.
06 cm, and average curvature differentials did not exceed 0.
The precision of the average curvature measurement in human head hair.