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Synonyms for indentation

Synonyms for indentation

the visible effect made on a surface by pressure

Synonyms for indentation

a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)

the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion

the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line

the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions

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The load-depth curve of the indentation was obtained by recording the reaction forces on the indenter and the corresponding applied displacements.
Initial calibration and verification of the Young's modulus calculation procedure was first performed by doing indentation on a known material (acrylic or Plexiglass).
Existing theories for extracting material properties from indentation response are based on the assumption that the material being indented is a homogeneous body with a unique set of properties (Fischer, 2002), (Oliver, 1992), (Cheng, 1999), (Dao, 2001).
The 29-year-old, who also trained to be a priest, had claimed that while being abused he noticed that Donaghy had an indentation, or cleft, near his buttocks.
The quantities obtained during an indentation test may be used to determine the constitutive properties of the tested materials, with the early theoretical works by Sneddon,1 Tabor, and Johnson3 being the most notable for this purpose.
Brian Patrinelli said they saw a large round indentation in the passenger side of the windshield.
The microhardness was measured at different depths and different levels of time with 100 g indentation loads.
Tenders are invited for Supply And Installation Of 1 (One) Nano Indentation Test System For The Biomedical Engineering Department, National University Of Ireland, Galway (Nuig)
033] is then calculated in Step 3 where a correlation factor considering the indentation size effect and indenter bluntness effect is also proposed to convert the loading curvatures from nanoindentation to microindentation [13].
It includes enhancement to add TOC indentation without numbering and PDF optimization.
NanoBlitz 4D Mechanical Property Tomography is an indentation technique that provides accurate and precise mechanical property tomograms (volumetric information) on engineering materials, components and multi-layer devices in short periods of time.
Indentation methods, as remarkably flexible mechanical tests, are finding increasing use in the study of mechanical properties of bulk and thin film nonhomogeneous materials over a wide range of size scales [1].