absorption coefficient

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Synonyms for absorption coefficient

a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance

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Perdavimo funkcijos metodas [Acoustics--Determination of sound absorption coefficient and impedance in impedances tubes--Part 2: Transfer-function method].
sw,si]--mean solar radiation absorption coefficient of internal surfaces of the building.
Design of sound absorbers that provide sufficient sound absorption coefficient that minimizes the size and cost, does not introduce any environmental hazards, and stands up to hostile environments is one of the most frequent problems faced by noise control engineers.
The peak frequency shifted to the low-frequency side, and the value of absorption coefficient rose as the density increased.
For reliable description of primary production profiles, however, it is preferable to use a 'spectral approach', in which the model is based on spectral data of underwater quantum irradiance and absorption coefficients of phytoplankton (Sathyendranath et al.
The stability analysis results are presented in the form of ternary plots and the performance & emission characteristics are presented as the variation of brake specific energy consumption, brake thermal efficiency, quantity of CO, HC, NO and smoke absorption coefficient of exhaust gases with respect the brake mean effective pressure.
The Absorption Coefficient of the thin film is the fractional decrease in intensity per unit increase in distance (Ezekoye, 2003).
Ash stone formed from CFBC ashes is characterized by high water absorption coefficient (80%), which could enhance leaching of ash components like alkaline metals and lime into the environment.
2]) thin film to obtain an explicit expression for the photocurrent as a function of the film thickness, light absorption coefficient, and light intensity.
Initially four mixtures were analyzed and the relative error for each phase was examined as a function of the average linear absorption coefficient of the mixture.
After cutting and polishing, two spectrometers were used to measure the absorption coefficient of the crystals over a wavelength range between 200 nm and 5000 urn.
A typical experiment consists of studying the acoustic energy absorbed by a set of rubber specimens of variable thickness in order to determine the characteristic longitudinal absorption coefficient [[Alpha].
Tests were also made to determine absorption coefficient of the seating.