Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Logarithm

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6999

\ló- gә-ri-thәm\ n The exponent that indicates the power to which a number is raised to produce a given number. A common logarithm (log) has a base of 10 and a natural (ln) or Napierian logarithm has a base of е (irrational number 2.71828…). Conversion of log to ln: ln N = 2.303 log N.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA