cross-section


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cross-sec·tion

(kros'sek'shŭn),
1. A transverse section through a structure.
2. A planar section through a structure in any plane; a two-dimensional slice through an anatomic structure.
3. The probability of an activation (q.v., sense 5) by a nuclear reaction when a material is bombarded by neutrons, as in the production of radionuclides in a pile; unit: barn (10-24 cm2/atom).

cross-sec·tion

(kraws'sek'shŭn)
1. A planar or two-dimensional view, diagram, or image of the internal structure of the body, part of the body, or any anatomic structure afforded by slicing, actually or through imaging (radiographic, magnetic, or microscopic) techniques, the body or structure along a particular plane.
2. The slice or section of a given thickness created by actual serial parallel cuts through a structure or by the application of imaging technique.

cross-sec·tion

(kraws'sek'shŭn)
1. Planar or two-dimensional view, diagram, or image of internal structure of the body, part of the body, or any anatomic structure afforded by slicing, actually or through imaging.
2. Slice of a given thickness created by actual serial parallel cuts through a structure or by application of imaging technique.
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From here, practical recommendations supported by the above-mentioned refined engineering calculations of the values of [S.sub.il] and [[delta].sub.ilm] follows for the operating conditions of electrical installations for general industrial purposes: in their power circuits to ensure the thermal stability of the CCP, the switching off time [t.sub.kC] of the SC current (types of phase-applied relay protection and switches in EN) and practically selected values of the permissible cross-sections [S.sub.il] of their current-carrying parts must be obligatory mutually agreed.
On the other hand, the use of this criterion by the theoretical investigations at NNLO is necessary to ensure an Infra-Red (IR) safe definition of the cross-section since no fragmentation functions are included.
Let us consider a doubly reinforced, uncracked and statically determinate element of arbitrary cross-section with a vertical axis of symmetry.
where [A.sub.rsi] (i=1, [N.sub.rs]) denotes the resisting cross-section area of the i-th bar located at ([z.sub.i], [y.sub.i]) coordinates about the reference system (zOy), [N.sub.rs] denotes the total number of conventional steel reinforcements, the surface integral is extended over steel and concrete areas ([A.sub.cs]), and in which [[epsilon].sub.0], [[phi].sub.z], [[phi].sub.y] represent the unknowns.
Vertical Vibration Characteristics of Variable Cross-Section Pile.
Producing a cross-section of a river channel is fundamental to all river studies.
The method of calculating the coordinates of fibre cut-through points on the cross-section surface is illustrated in Fig.
Fibre extruded trough printer head has circular cross-section (whit diameter (0, 38 mm), but with whit contact previous layer, the cross-section section is deformed) as shown in figure (2) (Pandey et al., 2003).
The sample is imaged during or immediately after the polishing which results in extremely short inspection times for each cross-section. Additionally, avi movies that are recorded during the cutting process can be utilized for three-dimensional reconstruction of the sample.