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Fig. 212 Linear scale . The lack of observations as the curve flattens renders the shape of the curve at this point uncertain.

linear scale

a scale in which equal intervals represent equal increments in the quantities concerned, such as a temperature scale on a thermometer, as opposed to say a LOGARITHMIC SCALE.
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Where Z is the linear scale value in arc-seconds per division.
2; the tacheometer was mounted on the linear slideways and aimed to the linear scale positioned vertically at a distance of approximately 2.
From the last expression in (8) it is clear that the linear scale is nothing more than the result of a weighted least square regression between the Bayes scale and the indices j.
The tiny mountains in the background and the large tree in the foreground are clearly not drawn to the same linear scale.
The first step is to calibrate the linear scale by determining the number of arcseconds per scale division.
In normal times, we would use a linear scale to plot progress.
At the end of his talk, he offered a reward of $1,000 to "the first guy who can take the information on the page of a book and put it on an area 1/25,000 smaller in linear scale in such a manner that it can be read by an electron microscope.
Typically, a linear scale or a rotary encoder inside a drum micrometer is used to measure the displacement of the stage as the object on the stage moves past a reference point (usually a crossline) in the eyepiece.
Patternmakers use a shrink rule," a special linear scale different from a regular ruler.
HEIDENHAIN's (Schaumburg, IL) new LC 200 linear scale sets new standards in linear measurement on long machine-tool axes.
The DRO is now coupled with a Heidenhain high quality LS linear scale, making this an extraordinary system offered at a value price.