# linear element

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## linear element

[′lin·ē·ər ′el·ə·mənt]
(mathematics)
On a surface determined by equations x = ƒ(u, v), y = g (u, v), and z = h (u, v), the element of length ds given by ds 2= E du 2+ 2 F du dv + G dv 2, where E, F, and G are functions of u and v.
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The number of element node n depends on the polynomial degree employed to approximate wand [beta], that is, n=2 for a linear element, n=3 for a quadratic element, and n=4 for a cubic element, as shown in Figure 2.
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The linear element distribution of samples deposited at 900[degrees]C is shown in Fig.
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The scale of the central communal courtyard is remarkably urban and its success is partly due to the presence of a strong linear element, a high grey stone wall that cuts diagonally across the site and forms the north-east boundary of the space.
In the case of linearized model of rotor bearing-systems, when the fluid film bearings are analyzed, the physical model of fluid film bearing may be simplified as a linear element.
ds] as a linear element is, in any case, small, so in most cases it is reasonable to ignore the issue entirely.
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