curvature

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the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

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The curvature vector of the moving point P could be resolved into normal vector and geodesic vector, and they are perpendicular, thus [kappa] = da / ds = [[kappa].
On the other hand, the obtained new transition curves are compared with the most used transition curves (clothoid, sinusoidal and bloss) in highways with regard to curvature change, angle of deviation, superelevation, lateral acceleration and total curve length.
The quasi-conformal curvature tensor W of type (1, 3) is defined by (10)
On the other hand, the Gauss curvature K, the mean curvature H are given by
The radius of curvature of the seam trajectory of the upper work piece, the radius of curvature of the seam trajectory of the lower work piece, the total deviation of both trajectories, the specific density of seam stitches, the seam length and the nominal sewing speed of the sewing machine that performs sewing represent the input elements of the program.
The normal treatment for scoliosis is to wait until the curvature becomes severe and then operate.
5) Radiological signs of gastric volvulus include a double air-fluid level on upright films, inversion of the stomach with the greater curvature above the level of the lesser curvature, positioning of the cardia and pylorus at the same level, and downward pointing of the pylorus and duodenum.
The soft brace, according to Atlanta chiropractor Brian Ouellette, a certified distributor, encourages the patient's own musculature to help correct spinal curvature and rotation, and can be worn under a patient's clothing and kept on during ballet class.
In the latter case, its curvature resembles that of a potato chip, which typically starts out as a fiat, thin slice of moist potato.
The curvature of the long sides changes from concave to convex at a second point or with unchanged curvature direction intersects the end edge and the angle between an end line, which runs in the transverse direction of the product and tangent to the edge of its second end portion.
The curvature (crook) of the log according to the Austrian regulations (Wiener Borsekammer 1975).
Let us briefly review the basic concepts of geometric phases: A geometric phase is a quantity which is deeply connected to the curvature of some underlying (state- or parameter-) space.
If so, you may be one of the eighty-five percent of the population who has a lateral curvature of the spine known in more severe cases as scoliosis, which can often be accompanied by back pain and discomfort.
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