Some articles on shape function:
... is the description of waves over mildly sloping beds, the shape function is chosen according to Airy wave theory ... This is the linear theory of waves propagating in constant depth The form of the shape function is with now in general not a constant, but chosen to vary with and according to the ...
Famous quotes containing the words function and/or shape:
“Think of the tools in a tool-box: there is a hammer, pliers, a saw, a screwdriver, a rule, a glue-pot, nails and screws.The function of words are as diverse as the functions of these objects.”
—Ludwig Wittgenstein (18891951)
“What man dare, I dare.
Approach thou like the rugged Russian bear,
The armed rhinoceros, or the Hyrcan tiger;
Take any shape but that, and my firm nerves
Shall never tremble. Or be alive again
And dare me to the desert with thy sword.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)