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sol·e·noid

(sol'ĕ-noyd),
A helical coil of wire energized electrically to produce a magnetic field, which induces a current in any conductor placed within or near the coil.
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solenoid

(sōl′lĕ-noyd)
A coil of insulated wire in which a magnetic force is created in the long axis of the coil when an electric current flows through the wire. It may be used to activate switches.
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To minimize the deviation from the solenoidal field, two error-compensating terms should be introduced into the source term of the PPE.
where we clearly see that all choices of n, [{[c.sub.k](t)}.sup.n.sub.k=1] give velocity fields which are solenoidal and possess homogeneous boundary conditions on the unit square.
Muon decay products were detected by a magnetic spectrometer, made by five Multi Wire Proportional Chambers and a cylindrical array of 64 scintillators, arranged in a 0.33 T solenoidal magnetic field.
It is well known that by Helmholtz decomposition, the electric currents can be divided into solenoidal currents, which are divergence free, and nonsolenoidal currents that are curl-free.
We see that the above field has the character of a time-dependent magnetic field as every Clebsch form is solenoidal. For simplicity we write directly its explicit dependence for easier use in what follows as
Using the fact that [u.sub.k] is a solenoidal and applying the integration by parts, we obtain
In Section 2 we show that since the system under consideration Is isolated, the magnetic induction field [??] must be solenoidal. By reversing this proposition, "ceteris paribus," if [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] necessarily entails that d[[??].sub.TOT](t)/dt [not equal to] 0.
The compressibility is defined as the relative weight of the potential component in the decomposition of the net velocity field into solenoidal and potential components.
This non-solenoidal velocity field was projected onto a solenoidal one by use of scalar quantity.
ST1 subcylindrical, with long axis directed longitudinally, consisting of two lumina interconnected by two solenoidal, intertwined canals.
cuprea tube decoration: (1) feeding (Mangum et al., 1968; Brenchley and Tidball, 1980); (2) reducing sediment scour by disrupting solenoidal eddies (B.
Additional areas of interest in the Pegasus program include: the use of plasma current injectors to initiate high temperature plasmas without the need for a strong solenoidal induction magnet; studies of radiofrequency waves and their interactions with confined plasmas to heat and sustain the plasma; and unique diagnostic measurements for these low-field and relatively high-density plasma conditions.