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line source

[′līn ‚sȯrs]
(optics)
An idealized source of light consisting of an infinitely long line from which light is emitted with uniform intensity.
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The far-zone field of electric line source near the assumed inhomogeneous layer is presented in Figure 3(c).
The Kelvin solution for temperature of the ground surrounding the BHE of large depth-to-radius ratio modeled as an infinite line source (ILS) is the basis for estimating the thermal properties of the ground from TRT data.
Traffic-related pollution exposure was assessed based on a line source dispersion model of traffic volume, distance from home and school, and local meteorology.
Alleyways (1-m wide) were mowed parallel to the line source at 3-m intervals leaving five 1- by 2-m plots, each representing a different water level (WL).
One representative category among these models is the analytical or semi-analytical models based on line source theory, which was proposed by Kelvin (1882).
(2004) each presented a similar solution to the temperature distribution around an infinite line source in a moving flow field.
The speaker systems, incorporating MartinLogan's patented CLS (Curvilinear Line Source) high-resolution electrostatic technology and Folded Motion transducers, range in price from $199 to $30,000 (U.S.
A line source water gradient experiment was carried out during two consecutive summers (68 d).
For design purposes it is simpler to consider a line source where the current distribution is a function of a single coordinate.
A building block for the equivalent-time method is the line-source model, which represents the borehole as a line source of heat.