position vector


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position vector

[pə′zish·ən ‚vek·tər]
(mathematics)
The position vector of a point in euclidean space is a vector whose length is the distance from the origin to the point and whose direction is the direction from the origin to the point. Also known as radius vector.
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n]} be the velocity and position vectors, respectively, of the ith (i = 1, 2, .
Let the detailed GR decompositions of A and B be given as well as a prespecified position vector p.
Otherwise, output the optimal control position vector and terminate the procedure.
Boyacioglu, Position vectors of a timelike and a null helix in Minkowski 3-space, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 2008.
Gi] is the position vectors from CoM to the point of application of force.
is speed of light, [phi] is the angle between the photon velocity and photon-to-celestial body position vector and [?
Analogously, osculating curves in the Minkowski space-time are defined in [6] as the space curves whose position vector (with respect to some chosen origin) always lies in its osculating space, which represents the orthogonal complement of the first binormal or second binormal vector field of the curve.
Position vector of a space-like curve can be determined by means of solution of it.
In order to represent the decoupling movements of the two TGM mechanisms (plan and pivot) using a mathematic model, the transformation of the C characteristic point position vector from the plan mechanism Ayz working plan to the fixed frame [O.

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