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differential coefficient

differential coefficient

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(Mathematics) maths another name for derivative
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Noun1.differential coefficient - the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
curvature - the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve
figuring, reckoning, calculation, computation - problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
partial, partial derivative - the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
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The bimetallic structure of high-conductivity rapid tooling raises questions about bonding, thermal stresses, differential coefficients of expansion and contraction, and potential delamination--concerns that may inhibit some molders from giving RT a try.
The differential intercepts also substantially drive the raw totals in this column, as can be seen by comparing the first and second rows in the Totals columns for the effects of differential coefficients.

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