Sentence Examples with the word linear function

Perry (Steam Engine, p. 580), assuming a characteristic equation similar to Zeuner's (which makes v a linear function of the temperature at constant pressure, and S independent of the pressure), calculates S as a function of the temperature to satisfy Regnault's formula (10) for the total heat.

Simspon concluded that for a given wind velocity dissipation is practically a linear function of ionization.