logarithmic function

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logarithmic function

n
(Mathematics)
a. the mathematical function y = logx
b. a function that can be expressed in terms of this function
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Gent and Thomas  proposed an empirical model similar to that of Mooney and Rivlin but containing a logarithmic function of the second invariant.

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