# 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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 Noun 1 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 polecoordinate, co-ordinate - a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
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These transform functions are Cartesian coordinate transformation, polar coordinate transformation and function transformation.
The Polar Range series displays ranges in a polar coordinate system.
For further analysis, vi vectors should be converted from the Cartesian coordinate system to a polar coordinate system, as shown:
From these studies, it is found that when using sample statistics to evaluate the uncertainty of a complex-valued quantity, polar coordinate is suggested to be avoided.
Therefore, the uncertainty evaluated in a rectangular coordinate needs to be transformed into the desired polar coordinate, since the direct evaluation of measurement uncertainty for the magnitude ([absolute value of S]) is suggested to be avoided as it is a biased estimator especially when the magnitude is small [7].
The resulting coordinate values can be stored in a table and drawn in the plane equipped with the polar coordinate system.
2] of roundness measure and polar angle [alpha] in polar coordinate system are described by the equations
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.
Possible solution these problems is transformation x and y coordinate to polar or semi polar coordinate.
Its C-axis spindle allows for indexing and positioning as well as more advanced functions including interpolation and polar coordinate milling.

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