polar coordinate


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polar coordinate
The polar coordinates of point P are (r, θ).

polar coordinate

n.
Either of two coordinates, the radius or the polar angle, that together specify the position of a point in a plane.
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Noun1.polar coordinate - either of two values that locate a point on a plane by its distance from a fixed pole and its angle from a fixed line passing through the polepolar coordinate - either of two values that locate a point on a plane by its distance from a fixed pole and its angle from a fixed line passing through the pole
coordinate, co-ordinate - a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
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Parton and Perlin took into consideration a flat, sharp corner of side angle 2[beta], found as a result in a linear-elastic material, the polar coordinate system (r, [phi]) positioned at the tip (Fig.
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In particular, to the best of our knowledge, no work has been reported on high-order compact methods in spherical polar coordinate systems employing multigrid methods.
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An isothermal, transient, polar coordinate Reynolds equation was discretized using control volume finite difference approach and solved using Newton's method.
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