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[Greek barus, heavy; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots + center.]
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Noun1.barycenter - (astronomy) the common center of mass around which two or more bodies revolve
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
center of mass, centre of mass - point representing the mean position of the matter in a body
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Their orbital stability was being studied in reference to the Pluto-Charon barycenter, and the moons are nearly in a 1:3:4:5:6 resonance condition!
From the point of filling in cavities and stress relaxation, low shear modulus and high temperature seem to be favorable because whole-chain segments of macromolecular could easily overcame interaction and entanglement between each other and occurred relative displacement of macromolecular barycenter. But, unfortunately, the flow front of the melt was not stable enough and the melting experience made PP much easier to adhere to the mold cavities, which may lead to low replication precision and defects.
During the assembly process, the moving platform, assembly fixtures, and components are relatively heavy and bulky, so their barycenter and gravity deviations, which are caused by manufacturing errors and installation errors, will lead to wrong calculation results of the six-dimensional F/T.
The results suggest that devices based on waist-worn triaxial accelerometer are the most precise and accurate sensors [79, 80] because the waist is the barycenter of the whole human body.
The pixel barycenter of every block is get, and then, the frame n and the frame n+1 are compared to obtain the barycenter changing rate of the corresponding blocks in the two neighbor frames.
During these simulations, the rotation axis of the rectangular plate coincides with its barycenter. The effects of K, Fr, [I.sub.n], and Re on flat plate trajectories are studied in order to identify the important parameters at the start of the trajectory computation.
Choose the barycenter [Q.sub.i]; of triangle [DELTA][P.sub.0][P.sub.i][P.sub.i+1] ([P.sub.7] = [P.sub.1]) as the node of the dual mesh.
In other words, the index of the leaf box to which a given triangle/tetrahedron belongs is determined by comparing its center coordinates to those of the triangle/tetrahedron's barycenter. Obviously, compared to the edge-/face-based grouping method, the triangle-/tetrahedron-based grouping scheme needs slightly more preprocessing time to collect the unknowns in various boxes at the finest MLFMA level.
Referring to the analysis of the land-based landing load of the aircraft [23], the three directional loads of the landing gear and barycenter overload are selected as landing load to carry out the study.
Satoh, "Geometry of Fisher information metric and the Barycenter map," Entropy.
Ma, "RBF Networks with Dynamic Barycenter Averaging Kernel for Time Series Classification," in Artificial Intelligence, vol.