## The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, Volume 11Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1983 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries |

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If y = f(x) is a given

of the

this method yielded correct results in a number of cases including the

...

If y = f(x) is a given

**function**, denned and positive for a < x < b, the definite integralof the

**function**/ from a to b (see 45) is ... not possess an adequate logical basis,this method yielded correct results in a number of cases including the

**functions**y...

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, heat, elasticity, fluid flow, ... The ordinary differential equations that appear in

this process have as solutions

studied ...

**Function**tables. The mathematical procedures for handling the theories of gravity, heat, elasticity, fluid flow, ... The ordinary differential equations that appear in

this process have as solutions

**functions**of one variable, which have beenstudied ...

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For

displacement that is a

device called the pin cam produces a rotational output that is a specified

...

For

**functions**other than sines and cosines, cams can be used to produce a lineardisplacement that is a

**function**of the angle of rotation of the cam. Multipliers. Adevice called the pin cam produces a rotational output that is a specified

**function**...

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