Linear vs Overdamped - What's the difference?

linear | overdamped |


As adjectives the difference between linear and overdamped

is that linear is linear (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial) while overdamped is (physics|of a linear dynamic system) possessing a damping ratio greater than 1.

linear

English

(wikipedia linear)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having the form of a line; straight.
  • Of or relating to lines.
  • Made in a step-by-step, logical manner.
  • (botany, of leaves) Long and narrow, with nearly parallel sides.
  • (mathematics) Of or relating to a class of polynomial of the form y = ax + b .
  • (physics) A type of length measurement involving only one spatial dimension (as opposed to area or volume).
  • See also

    * quadratic * cubic * quartic * quintic * linear algebra * areal

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    overdamped

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (physics, of a linear dynamic system) Possessing a damping ratio greater than 1.