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vector sum

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(Mathematics) a vector whose length and direction are represented by the diagonal of a parallelogram whose sides represent the given vectors. See also resultant

vec′tor sum`


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a vector having components equal to the sum of the components of two or more given vectors.
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Noun1.vector sum - a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors
vector - a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
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If a system of n interest-rate series is fully integrated with r = n-1 cointegration vectors, the parameters in each vector sum to zero.
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1): To determine the forces acting on the samples during transport, we calculated the absolute vector sum of the x, y, and z acceleration.
In ultrasound grinding is changed momentary rate and direction of final cutting speed of grinding grain periodical by vector sum that is in the Fig.
In SVPWM strategy the reference voltage vector in a switching cycle is equals to the vector sum of the nearest two active vectors and one/two zero vectors in an average switching period.
The xDNA is a weighted vector sum of the measurement directions, with the weights being the reflectance factors for each direction.
2]O or equivalent volume), which is the vector sum of the resistive (lost energy) and reactive (transmitted energy) components.
While this translation can be the vector sum of a sequence of translations, most users employ only the settable zero offset, G54.
Rather than appropriate an atomistic model for human action--the strongest single or composite desire determines what one chooses to do--Schleiermacher constructs a more organic model, one based on a richer moral psychology in which human decisions represent what Albert Blackwell has called the vector sum of an intricate lattice of representations and incentives.
According to the principle of interference, the observable Poynting vector is given by the incoherent vector sum of its components in the forward and reverse components, and thus it is impermissible to express the near-zone irradiance of the field as the squared magnitudes of scalar wave functions.