rate of change


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rate of change

[′rāt əv ′chānj]
(chemistry)
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In addition, we examined if there have been any changes in the annual percentage rate of change during the same period.
How it works: It compares the rate of change of a specific gene to the average rate of change within the genome.
The Rate Of Change In WC Indemnity Claim Costs Since 1991 Annual Change 1991-1995: -0.2% Annual Change 1996-2001: +6.6% Indemnity Claim Cost (000s) 1991 +1.0% 1992 -3.1% 1993 -2.8% 1994 +1.8% 1995 +2.2% 1996 +6.3% 1997 +4.5% 1998 +7.7% 1999 +5.6% 2000 +9.9% 2001p +6.0% Source: NCCI Holdings, Boca Raton, Fla.
What may be even more surprising is that core CPI goods prices have continued to decline even as the year-over-year rate of change in commodity prices has risen.
At the same time, the screen shows a corresponding table and graph of either time and the runners' positions or time and the runners' step sizes, which correspond to the rate of change, or speed.
Limit the temperature rate of change at all times to a maximum of 3 [degrees] F per minute (faster rates can damage or warp the rolls)
When the rate of change of the applied field approaches the characteristic response time of the material (the precessional frequency, typically several gigahertz), the magnetizations response can become complicated.
Given the rate of change in this area, it would be useful to devote one issue a year to the theme of current activities by updating projects previously covered and selecting new initiatives as they get underway.
Initial Data in general relativity consists of a 3 dimensional Riemannian manifold along with an instantaneous time rate of change of this manifold.
As an example of my own development toward teaching for critical thinking and the hurdles I encountered, consider one small topic from business calculus: that of distinguishing between the Absolute Rate of Change and the Relative Rate of Change.
The software includes a Proportional Integral Derivative-type control loop for controlling actual rate of change (psi/sec) vs.
Researchers examined the rate of change in memory function over six years in about 750 nuns, priests, and brothers participating in the Religious Orders Study, a longitudinal, clinical-pathologic study of aging and Alzheimer's disease.