Sine Wave

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Sine Wave

Any curve plotted along an axis where the y-value moves above and below zero at a rate of y = sin(x). The Composite Index of Lagging Indicators is thought to be roughly a sine wave because interest rates and inflation, which make up the index, move in relation to each other in a way resembling the sine.
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If a two-quadrant sine curve is an appropriate model, then these sine curves would have similar length (in minutes).
Additionally, the 112 CMP assist visits and 69 LLTTs were major factors in maintaining a "steady strain on the line" and reducing the trough in the logistics readiness sine curve.
The pump operates with a sinusoidal rotor in which two complete sine curves create four separate, symmetrical compartments in the pump housing.
The results in Table 1 are for DRFM staircases which ideally approximate a sine curve.
Plauborg (2002) found a simple model that explained 98% of the variation for average soil temperature at 10 cm in Denmark using only air temperature for the current day and the two previous days, combined with a sine curve for seasonal effects.
The dots situated on a given sine curve belong to the same Saros series.
Abstract: Traditionally fitting a sine curve with three sample points is taken as a combined optimal problem in which three variables are involved.
When utilized with Equipe's traditional sine curve motion control profiling, the new software enabled a standard Equipe ATM robot to transfer 25 200mm wafers between cassettes in under 57 seconds.
This is the second principle: "The bottom line is, curved walls make buildings seem bigger: sine curves, spirals, platoids.