linear taper

linear taper

[′lin·ē·ər ′tā·pər]
(electricity)
A taper that gives the same change in resistance per degree of rotation over the entire range of a potentiometer.
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As shown in Figure 1, a linear taper implies a higher training load than an exponential taper.
The linear taper superimposed on the exponential curve is introduced to improve the antenna's return loss.
Both stepped and tapering forms have proved beneficial in reducing the overall wind forces on tall buildings, but the linear taper of the tower surface does a better job of disrupting the wind, mitigating vortices that develop around tall buildings, according to the experts at Thornton Tomasetti.
The device powers on at the midscale setting, and it provides a 32-position linear taper controlled by two input pins.
The MOE values were derived assuming a linear taper and measured deflection under cantilever loading.
The linear taper nature of the fiber core, as illustrated in Fig.
The 50 ohm suspended stripline from the IF port has a linear taper into coplanar waveguide which has a characteristic impedance equivalent to half the expected diode IF impedance.

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