angle of inclination


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an·gle of in·cli·na·tion

the angle formed by the meeting of a line drawn along the longitudinal axis of a long bone with another line passing through the long axis of its proximal portion; normally refers to the femur and humerus. See: angle of inclination of femur.
Synonym(s): neck-shaft angle

angle of inclination

(1) Inclination (or incline) of pelvis; inclinatio pelvis [NA6]; pelvic incline.
(2) Angle of inclination; the angle formed by the femoral shaft with the femoral neck.
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The effect of heat input, angle of inclinations and filling ratio of the working fluid have been analyzed and reported.
[[theta].sub.c] - Angle of inclination of the vehicle body
A slope with a value of 1 indicates that the ratio of rise to run is equal; this gives us an angle of inclination of 45 degrees, and a 100% grade.
The allowable split tensile stress, [f.sub.ta], along the anchor plane is a parameter dependant on the angle of inclination of the anchor plane, angle of inclination of tension field and the maximum allowable shear and tensile strength of concrete.
Greek Symbols [beta]: Coefficient of thermal expansion [sigma]: Electrical conductivity [phi]: Angle of inclination [rho]: Density v: Kinematic viscosity [mu]: Viscosity [epsilon]: Product of Prandtl number and Eckert number (Pr x Ec) [DELTA]T: Difference in temperature [[T.sub.w1] - [T.sub.w2]] [theta]: Nondimensional temperature [(T - [Tw.sub.2])/[DELTA]T] [OMEGA]: Angular velocity.
If tonnage increases, the hydraulic system automatically decreases the angle of inclination, which decreases material retention, until the proper tonnage is detected.
The simulation can display paths of the projected objects according to prearranged conditions such as initial speed and mass of the object, and the angle of inclination of the cannon.
Figure 1 illustrates the dependence of wave structure function [D.sub.1] of scattered ordinary wave (j = 1) versus distance between observation points in the principle plane [eta] = [k.sub.0][[rho].sub.y] for different angle of inclination [gamma]0 of prolate irregularities of electron density fluctuations with respect to the external magnetic field.
10, increasing the angle of inclination gives better liquid separation performance up to an efficiency maximizing angle.
Tangent of the angle of inclination of the real axis in the other (scaled) coordinates is Y/X = 0.14796/60.9097 = 0.00242917.
Schools located further south will find the solar cell will need to be orientated at a steeper angle of inclination to maximise the total energy received throughout the day.