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a section created by a plane cutting a solid perpendicular to its longest axis

a sample meant to be representative of a whole population

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(physics) the probability that a particular interaction (as capture or ionization) will take place between particles

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In order to have a suitable mathematical relation for temperature drop in terms of depth of cross section, a third-degree polynomial is the most suitable choice after testing different curve fittings.
The objectives of the present work are to provide new recommended cross section from experimental data employing the associated counting method for the neutron flux determination, to validate the current evaluated cross sections of interest at an energy range and to assure a number of cross section data obtained relative to the standard cross section.
Cross sections have also experienced a number of in demand enhancements.
Berkowitz presents students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a variety of contexts with the companion text to his previously published Atomic and Molecular Photoabsorption: Absolute Total Cross Sections, including a selection of absolute partial cross sections for many of the same species as in the earlier work.
Washington, June 18 ( ANI ): Researchers built an ultra-high vacuum system that simulates conditions in space, then performed the first-ever reported measurement of the water photodesorption cross section from an actual lunar sample.
We conducted molding experiments using the double switching mode of the rotary runner exchange system described earlier to investigate the flow patterns of colored resins through observation of sample cross sections and dynamic visualization.
However, chip arrangement studies have not considered the cross section of the chip.
Steep river canyons, sea cliffs and mountain sides, and roadcuts yield natural cross sections, but most cross sections are made by projecting surface features into the Earth.
To measure the shear strains on the cross sections, biaxial strain gages, which were similar to those used in the tension tests, were bonded on both cross sections, but the gage axes were inclined at [+ or -]45[degrees] with respect to the length direction of the specimen.
The goal of the present study was to determine whether the precision of Greenland halibut age estimates could be improved by examining the stained cross sections of their sagittae rather than the surfaces of the whole sagittae, and to determine whether there was a significant difference in age estimates made with each of the two methods.
1981), the indirect method of estimating atomic photo effect cross sections by subtracting a relatively small scattering contribution [ coherent + incoherent ] from the measured total photon cross section preferred (Putta Swamy et.
The minimization of radar and laser cross sections in stealthy weapons systems such as combat aircraft or missiles is one of the most important countermeasures used to reduce threats from interceptor aircraft, surface-to-air missiles, and antiaircraft artillery.
Along with physical shape, cross sections reveal the distribution of internal structures and dye penetration.
Disappointingly, none of these sections use real outcrop photos, measured sections or well log cross sections to demonstrate principles or techniques.