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smooth surface

[¦smüth′sər·fəs]
(mathematics)
A surface which has a tangent plane at each point, and for which the direction of the normal to this plane is a continuous function of the point of tangency.
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Key features of NORD Smooth Surface Motors include:
The obtained results indicated that heat transfer was improved for smaller temperature differences in relation to the smooth surface. Another possibility of heat transfer augmentation is the use of wire mesh coatings.
Then using composition operators we pass to normal sets containing a smooth surface. The last step--right inverse in the case of v-normal sets with a smooth surface--is the result of a "rotation", i.e., the compostion with an appriopriate orthogonal linear map.
* somebody, early on, thought it was "natural" that a smooth surface would give better airflow and hence less resistance/better performance, everyone agreed and nobody since has bothered to prove or disprove the statement;
The first simulation model was with the ideal smooth surface without residual stresses.
While offering protection to metallic surfaces in different kinds of environments, Rilsan provides resistance to most cleaning agents, and imparts an attractive and smooth surface aspect, which is also warm to the touch.
Internally a thin polyester veil acts like a gel-coat layer, when impregnated, to create an extremely smooth surface with high abrasion resistance.
3 : having a broad smooth surface and little thickness <A CD is flat.>
IdeaPaint, with company locations in Boston and San Francisco, transforms almost any smooth surface into a high-performance dry-erase board--without seams, borders, or restrictions on size or placement.
At the same time, these design features and the unit's smooth surface allow the device to be easily cleaned in order to comply with IP69K and other strict hygiene regulations.
Lyndex-Nikken's new high performance VC Toolholder, operating at up to 40,000rpm, offers the ultimate in high speed, high accuracy and ultra smooth surface finishes.
Their fine pitch enables aggressive metal removal and results in smooth surface finishes.