periodic function


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periodic function

(ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪk)
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(Mathematics) maths a function, such as sin x, whose value is repeated at constant intervals
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Let r be the periodic function, of least period 1, defined on [0,1) by
i](t) is a periodic function of t (a more precise description of the periods of the coefficients [E.
Nanotemplates are structures with nanometer sized periodic function with high versatility that promise to improve devices and medicine, such as miniaturization of electronics and capturing biological species for detection.
The results provided in the second section show that the accident number that depends on the physical and emotional condition of drivers is a periodic function.
To describe the time dependence of the winding angle we must look for a periodic function, because motion of the point is periodic to a good approximation.
j](n)) are uniformly bounded by [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] the left hand side is an almost periodic function.
The ROM LUT approach uses sampled values of a periodic function stored in ROM.
It represents the situation where a linear trend takes the lead over a long-range stationarity of a periodic function for large values of [tau].
For u [member of] PAP(X), by the extension of the composition theorem of [3] for a pseudo-almost periodic function, [phi](x) = f(x, u(x), u(x)) is pseudo-almost periodic.
Evidently these copies of the Fourier transform form a 2W-periodic function on R and this periodic function has itself a Fourier series.
Furthermore, observe that the higher the frequency, the faster a periodic function repeats itself.
An important consequence of this is that any quasiperiodic function can always be represented as a periodic function in D dimensions.

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