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For the reentry time prediction, we consider the initial osculating eccentricity (e) and the ballistic coefficient (B) as the design variables to find the initial state.
Analogously, osculating curves in the Minkowski space-time are defined in [6] as the space curves whose position vector (with respect to some chosen origin) always lies in its osculating space, which represents the orthogonal complement of the first binormal or second binormal vector field of the curve.
Such osculating spaces seem relevant to 'higher order retinal tuning' in the context of institutional multitasking [131], a topic for further development.
is orthogonal in pseudo-Galilean sense to the osculating plane and we call it the binormal vector of the given curve in the point P.
Not surprisingly, this result depends critically on an osculating circle of the fixed surface at the origin.
The orbital task with the two known positions 1 and 2 will be so modified to the osculating method with the known position and velocity at one position 1 only.
We used an osculating pendulum to make the rabbits, tortoises, pigs and ladybirds move.
Surely the artists are not expected to stand there osculating for two minutes
Saramago incorporates scriptural quotes to create a reinvigorating hybrid, one osculating between a secular and a religious tone.
In the second type of experiment, corresponding to naturally attractive or "touching - on adhesion," osculating contact was made and the (increasing) area of contact monitored until a stable was obtained in the same manner as for "forced adhesion.
Tangent and osculating bundles of smooth manifolds are of fundamental significance.
In view of some special solutions of mentioned system, position vector of rectifying curves, osculating curves with constant first curvature, normal curves and special cases are presented.