simple arc

simple arc

[′sim·pəl ′ärk]
(mathematics)
The image of a closed interval under a continuous, injective mapping from the interval into a plane. Also known as Jordan arc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Last but not least, pantograph-catenary arc is detected using the simple arc model to accurately analyze each arc event.
Let [sigma] [subset or equal to] [bar.[DELTA]] be a smooth simple arc with arc-length parametrization g [member of] [C.sup.1] [0, l].
If [sigma]' is a smooth simple arc in [bar.[[DELTA].sup.+]], if i is an end-point of [sigma]', and if [sigma]' - {i} [subset or equal to] [[DELTA].sup.+], then the arc
She rejects as "misguided" the master narratives that frame German bourgeois modernism teleologically, as a simple arc stretching either backwards to romantic nationalism or forward to Nazi ideology (p.
Because the focus here is to study the voltage flicker problem solutions by FACTS/ESS, a simple arc model will serve the purpose as long as the worst case voltage fluctuation frequency and magnitude are reflected in the model.
This sign was nothing more than a cardboard background featuring a simple wire with a small, battery-operated bug slowly moving back and forth on it in a simple arc. Yet kids and parents spent a good portion of their line time staring at it.
Among the contemporary examples Garfield gives is a map consisting of nothing more than simple arcs connecting the geographic positions of Facebook friends around the world projected on a plain, dark background.
The Spandau building did not have to taper in height, so it can have regular vaults formed as virtually simple arcs. Both buildings are rational, but in Berlin the spirit is Rationalist, while in London Organic is the ethos.