logarithmic scale


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Noun1.logarithmic scale - scale on which actual distances from the origin are proportional to the logarithms of the corresponding scale numbers
graduated table, ordered series, scale, scale of measurement - an ordered reference standard; "judging on a scale of 1 to 10"
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In addition, it is a requirement that there is extended dynamic logarithmic scale with a minimum of 7 decades in order to prevent adjustment of the voltage / Gain.
Sound levels are measured in decibels (dB), a logarithmic scale which accounts for sounds greater than 1,000 oscillations per second, or 1,000Hz--the limit of human hearing.
In an analysis of distances between planets of our solar system (including the dwarf planet Pluto and the asteroid Ceres) it was shown by Bohr and Olsen [2] that the sequence of distances show a long-range order on a logarithmic scale, i.
For convenience, a semi logarithmic scale has been used.
Since it is a logarithmic scale, you can't simply add up the total dBs incoming, and get a total.
The seismograph gauge is based on 10 logarithmic scale, which means the difference in energy between three and four is tenfold; likewise, seven is 1,000 times higher than four on the RMS.
They plotted "genome complexity," measured by the genome size of major phylogenetic trees, on a logarithmic scale over time.
If we draw the frequency of particles in relation to size over a logarithmic scale we obtain the characteristic frequency curve of the Particles Size Distribution (PSD).
The left figure employs a logarithmic scale and the right figure employs a linear scale.
By looking at the data from all the lists to date and assuming that performance increases would continue as before, the editors extrapolated the performance of future systems using linear regression on the logarithmic scale.
Users can rotate and zoom 3D charts, change fonts and colors, view data on a logarithmic scale and make many other customizations as needed.
temperature on a linear scale and then plot apparent modulus as a function of time on a logarithmic scale, we find that the shapes of the curves are very similar (see Figs.