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nom·o·graph

(nom'ō-graf),
1. A graph consisting of three coplanar curves, usually parallel, each graduated for a different variable so that a straight line cutting all three curves intersects the related values of each variable.
2. Synonym(s): nomogram
[G. nomos, law, + graphō, to write]
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Replacing the more nebulous "zone of coalescing dots" that guides dot density selection on the Mackay nomograph with a quantitative measure of dot coalescence improves the graph in Figure 2.
Similarly, nomographs based on dispersed particle size obviously will be most successful when applied to poorly aggregated (lower-clay) soils.
Examination of the nomograph in Table II supports several ideas about the FSA designated amount.
in the nomograph, the largest heater temperature is 275 [degrees] C, so it is assumed that the maximum temperature of the polyethylene in the adapted butt fusion model is greater than this temperature.
To determine whether highway agencies are employing the ball-bank indicator or the TCDH nomograph in setting the safe curve speeds, the actual recommended speed at each site was compared to the speeds derived via these methods.
The nomograph based soil erodibility estimations have proved to give accurate results (DSI, 2000).
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The design of the protective packaging (or cushioning buffers) commonly entails the application of heuristic rules to published information found in tables and nomographs (3-5).
These nomographs were reported to agree with actual test data within 0.
Rather than looking up friction loss values on piping nomographs or fitting tables and manually putting each one into the cells, I have included these within the spreadsheet.