reference frame


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reference frame

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Noun1.reference frame - a system that uses coordinates to establish position
organization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
Cartesian coordinate system - a coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the system
coordinate axis - one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
inertial frame, inertial reference frame - a coordinate system in which Newton's first law of motion is valid
space-time, space-time continuum - the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located
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I believe the important part is "observed from Earth," so that the temporal reference frame is our own reference frame, i.
Although the way something feels is subjective, Renault has actually codified a reference frame for the tactile sense.
Craig lays out some of the historical background to special relativity (chapter 1), discussing Newton, Galileo, Lorentz, and then Einstein (who completely relativized--a "daring metaphysical revision" of--classical physics, as he eliminated any privileged reference frame or absolute simultaneity).
Most Latin American countries intent to select SIRGAS as the continental reference frame defining the datum on which all topographic mapping as well as other small scale maps will be based.
The book includes an illustrated glossary which also serves as an index, with page references for tolerance zones, material condition concepts and applications, and static and mobile datum reference frame construction, among others.
In constructing this theory, called the Celestial Reference Frame Hypothesis, Shaw has taken a sledgehammer to the foundations of geophysics, ensuring no shortage of opponents.
A third coordinate system, called the reference frame, is defined relative to the world frame and is used as the base system for the calculation of the inertia tensor of the complex object and its primitive components.
5, Spring, Hibernate, Ajax - robust: Reference frame of the contractual and ordered transport offer of the surface network (bus and tramways).
Each geocentric coordinate position was transformed into the North-East-Up topocentric reference frame first.
Depending on the usage requirements object orientation tracking can be done either with external or internal tracking technologies and either within global reference frame or local reference frame.
k) eligibility requirements and the documents to be submitted for the examination of suitability: studies in chinese studies or chinese studies with a focus on china (at least ba degree) or with chinese citizens: studies of political science, germanistik-social sciences, at least ba (certified by a copy of the university degree certificate) language skills: german, english and chinese at a very good level in spoken and written (compare at least european reference frame c1), proven by clear information in the cv mind.
I explained in my video that what we observe is always relative to us, relative to our perspective, or relative to our reference frame,' she said.