logarithmic curve


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logarithmic curve

[′läg·ə‚rith·mik ′kərv]
(mathematics)
A curve whose equation in cartesian coordinates is y = log ax, where a is greater than 1.
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The values of 'k' for the concentrations of 0.5 g [L.sup.-1], presented in the graph of Figure 3, were calculated using the logarithmic curve equation, generated by the experimental wear data, for the concentrations of 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10 g [L.sup.-1].
where [r.sub.22] and [r.sub.c] are the curvature radii of the roller and the logarithmic curve, respectively.
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As shown in Figure 6, the increase in compressive strength in the first curing days may be represented by a logarithmic curve. The compressive strength increases fast during the first days but decreases gradually with time.
Referring to the adjusted R2 values of the logarithmic curves for the individual confidence distributions, we took this value as a basis for analysing the range of effects at a step of 50m, with the best-fit matching the logarithmic curve of 95 %.
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