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scalar variable

In programming, a variable that contains only one value. See scalar.
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where [E.sub.z] is a scalar variable denoting z component of the electric field on the surface of the polymer film and [[epsilon].sub.p] is the permittivity of polymer film.
In order to solve this problem, motivated by [9], we reduce the degrees of freedom in TRWBP to a single scalar variable. In other words, the EAPs in (12)-(14) are set to be all equal (and denoted by [rho]).
As in Experiment 2, one variable was categorical (e.g., it might be the residence hall in which a student might live, or his or her major); the final variable was the scalar variable (e.g., it might be the number of hours each student had earned toward graduation, or the starting salary of the student's first job).
The integration over the control volume [A.sub.C.V.] of the Laplacian operator [[nabla].sup.2][phi] of any scalar variable [phi] around node i is obtained, after applying Green's theorem and using (4), as
When that last part is written like a summation of the scalar valued functions of the damage scalar variables that multiplies the fourth-order constitutive tensors, the resulting model is so-called scalar damage model.
A program in SSA form has two main properties: each scalar variable is assigned a value by at most one statement, and there is only one definition for each use of the variable.
If the insertion does not destroy the scale, they infer that the attitude of the justices toward the assumed scalar variable determines the choices of the justices whose votes were scale-consistent.
For isotropic materials, the damage variable D is used to represent the stiffness deterioration under the fatigue load, which is reduced to a scalar variable: D = D x I, where I is the second-order identity tensor, such as:
Recovery of Dynamically Noncurrent Scalar Variables. In certain situations, a minimal unrolled graph can be used to recover the value of a dynamically noncurrent scalar variable in an optimized program.