cycloid


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Related to cycloid: prolate cycloid, hypocycloid

cycloid

[′sī‚klȯid]
(mathematics)
The curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle as the circle rolls along a straight line.

cycloid

A curve generated by a point in the plane of a circle when the circle is rolled along a straight line, keeping always in the same plane.
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The area surrounded by the cycloid and the x-axis can be expressed by the following formula:
Caption: Figure 1: Four balls slide down a cycloid curve from different positions, but they arrive at the bottom at the same time, taken from [19].
The cycloid function has a simple form and is parameterized by only three quantities, namely, [y.sub.0], [y.sub.d], and [tau], each of which has a meaningful interpretation.
RV reducer is a two-stage closed planetary gear train, which is characterized by connecting involute gears and cycloid gears as shown in Figure 1.
The conclusion for static angle of surface wetting, resulted in higher values for samples processed by conventional planning process, due to cycloid surface.
Body covered with small or moderate sized ctenoid scales, those of cheeks and opercles in 2-3 rows all cycloid except for occasional ctenoid scale posteriorly; lateral line scales simple.
The cycloid was first coined by Galileo (Schwartzman, 1994), and comes from circle with the '-oid' suffix used in the sense of 'having to do with'.
Suffice to mention, anti-impulsivity, anti-suicidality, anti-aggressivity, dual diagnosis, schizo-affective, augmentation in unipolar depression, cyclothymia, cycloid psychosis, Klein–Levine syndrome, borderline personality, clozapine-induced neutropenia, augmentation in schizophrenia, psychogenic polydipsia, just to name few.
To obtain uniform and proportional lung samples, we analyzed 18 random fields in a cycloid test system attached to the monitor screen.