characteristic curve

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characteristic curve

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(Photography) photog a graph of the density of a particular photographic material plotted against the logarithm of the exposure producing this density
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Noun1.characteristic curve - (electronics) graph showing how a particular characteristic of a device varies with other parameters
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
graph, graphical record - a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes
frequency-response characteristic, frequency-response curve - (electronics) a graph of frequency response with signal amplitude or gain plotted against frequency
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Erbes [9] proposed a semi-Lagrangian method of characteristics (MOC) with quadratic interpolation to solve the shallow water equations with a large CFL number, but there was dispersion error produced.
The time-domain method includes the method of characteristics (MOC) [8-13], finite difference (FD) [14, 15], and finite volume (FV) [16, 17].
In this paper, we present a modified method of characteristics VMS finite element method based on the [L.sup.2] projection for the time dependent Navier-Stokes equations.
Such a function is subject to synthesis by using the method of characteristics distribution on a continued fraction to determine the system parameters before performing the reduction at its shaft with stiffness [c.sub.1,] in the following form:
We now solve (5) analytically by Lagrange's method [41] and then by method of characteristics [42, 43].
We devise a numerical method for integrating NLCME based on the method of characteristics. Numerical calculations are carried out that support our claims.
A number of approaches have been introduced for the simulation of the pipeline transients including the method of characteristics (MOC), wave characteristics method (WCM), finite volume method (FVM) [25], finite element method (FEM), and finite difference method (FDM).