transition curve

transition curve

[tran′zish·ən ‚kərv]
(civil engineering)
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Although we typically think of "denial" as a stage at a later point on the emotional transition curve (originally outlined in Elisabeth Kabler-Ross's grief cycle model), it can often have a "pre-echo" in the sense that people can deny not so much a particular change as a requirement for change in general.
Above the transition curve, the CHS flows in the transition and turbulent states, and under the transition curve, it is in the laminar state.
However, the design of a transition curve complicates the procedure considerably compared to the case of a simple circular arc.
The industry transition to 40nm and LDPC architecture has begun, and LSI remains ahead of this transition curve with the introduction of its new TrueStore RC9700 read channel.
Changes include revision of the transition curve, wall illumination height and method from luminance to illuminance, new calculation and field measurement grid, and removal of the Black Window Method pending further evaluation.
What can happen is that people don't move through this bereavement transition curve and people stay frustrated and angry for longer.
This is similar to a ductile/brittle transition curve.
The term spiral is interchangeable with easement or transition curve.
Different functional realities: Senior managers often have access to information soon and therefore have a "jump" on moving through the transition curve from the previous organizational state to a desired state.

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