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reference frame

[′ref·rəns ‚frām]
(physics)
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Once determined, the Earth orientation parameters are provided to the GPS Master Control Station, via the National Geospatial- Intelligence Agency (the DoD terrestrial reference frame manager).
reference frame leads to different assumptions about the way the system
The control block diagram for the synchronous reference frame theory is shown in Figure 2.
The current regulator uses the dq reference frame to convert the signals from stationary frame to synchronously rotating frame and to perform the frequency shift on the system signals [25, 26].
The absolute coordinates [x.sub.2](t) (Figure 1(c)); [y.sub.2](t) (Figure 1(d)); [z.sub.2](t) of payload M in the inertial reference frame E may be computed as
The detailed monitoring of Earth's processes demands a stable and accurate reference frame that can be applied in various scientific directions.
Rigid boards commonly have three mutually perpendicular "datum" planes, which are idealized planes defining the reference frame in which measurements are made.
(1) The Earth-centered frame (ECI) [mathematical expression not reproducible] is a Cartesian inertial reference frame defined as follows.
A fundamental subject in the description of the relativistic decays of moving unstable particles is the way the decay laws transform by changing the reference frame. Naturally, it is essential to understand how the decay laws, holding in the rest reference frame of the moving particle, are transformed in the laboratory frame of an observer.

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