normal curvature

normal curvature

[′nȯr·məl ′kər·və·chər]
(mathematics)
The normal curvature at a point on a surface is the curvature of the normal section to the point.
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The normal curvature of the spine reappears as soon as astronauts hit normal gravity.
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The rulings are principal curvature lines with vanishing normal curvature and the Gaussian curvature vanishes at all surface points.
The Gaussian curvature K and the normal curvature [K.
But does bending his body beyond its normal curvature hurt?
We can conclude that the normal curvature is determined by the radius a and first-order derivative of function f (t), while the geometric curvature relates to the radius a and second-order derivative of function f (t).
Tosun at all introduced scalar normal curvature of 2-dimensional timelike ruled surfaces [9].
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As soon as the tip of the tube is visualized in the oropharynx, the part of the tube outside the nostril is returned to its normal curvature and advanced toward the larynx.
Grasp the handles so that your palms face one another, and slowly lower yourself in a squat while maintaining the normal curvature of the spine.
Keep the back in a relatively straight position, while maintaining its normal curvature.