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Figure 1: Height and time variables of a typical pulse cycle. : height of percussion wave, : height of tidal wave, : height of dicrotic notch, : time distance between the starting point of pulse chart and dicrotic notch, : time distance between dicrotic notch and the ending point of pulse chart, : time distance between the starting point and the ending point, : width of percussion wave in its 1/3 height position.