relaxation oscillation

noun
: a mechanical, electric, or acoustic oscillation (as of a road scraper, wires singing in wind) that consists of a build-up of displacement followed by sudden release of the displaced system

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  • relaxation oscillation — relaksacinis svyravimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. relaxation oscillation vok. Kippschwingung, f; Relaxationsschwingung, f rus. релаксационное колебание, n pranc. oscillation de relaxation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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  • Oscillation de relaxation — ● Oscillation de relaxation oscillation périodique d un système physique, dont chaque cycle comporte une phase où le système reçoit de l énergie, suivie d une autre où le système évolue spontanément et tend à retourner à son état d équilibre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • oscillation de relaxation — relaksacinis svyravimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. relaxation oscillation vok. Kippschwingung, f; Relaxationsschwingung, f rus. релаксационное колебание, n pranc. oscillation de relaxation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • oscillation — [ ɔsilasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1605; lat. oscillatio 1 ♦ Mouvement d un corps qui oscille. ⇒ balancement, branle. Oscillation d un pendule. ♢ Phys. Variation alternative d une grandeur, en fonction du temps, autour d une valeur fixe. ⇒ sinusoïde.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Relaxation time — is a general concept in physics for the characteristic time in which a system changes to an equilibrium condition from a non equilibrium condition. It can measure the time dependent response of a system to well defined external stimuli.… …   Wikipedia

  • Oscillation de relaxation — Les oscillations de relaxation sont des oscillations non linéaires, obtenues par augmentation continue d une contrainte, puis relâchement subit de celle ci. Lorsque la contrainte devient trop forte, la partie résistante cède brusquement, une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Relaxation oscillator — A relaxation oscillator is an oscillator in which a capacitor is charged gradually and then discharged rapidly. It is usually implemented with a resistor or current source, a capacitor, and a threshold device such as a neon lamp, diac,… …   Wikipedia

  • relaxation phenomenon — ▪ physics and chemistry Introduction       in physics and chemistry, an effect related to the delay between the application of an external stress to a system that is, to an aggregation of matter and its response. It may occur in nuclear, atomic,… …   Universalium

  • Oscillation — For other uses, see oscillator (disambiguation) and oscillation (mathematics). An undamped spring–mass system is an oscillatory system. Oscillation is the repetitive variation, typically in time, of some measure about a central value (often a… …   Wikipedia

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