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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A good prediction of failure seems to be hardly possible, if the characteristic cross-section behavior is ignored.
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Codes do not provide calculation methods suitable in all cases to evaluate the strength (shear strength) of circular cross-section elements of reinforced concrete (AC/ 318-05:2005 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete; BS8 100:1985 Structural Use of Concrete: Part I: Code for Practice for Design and Construction; EHE 1998:1998 EHE Instruction for Structural Concrete; CEB-FIP 1990:1993 CEB-FIP Model Code; SNiP 2.
Information about fibre orientation in composite space is used in further calculations of fixing the number of fibres and their distribution in the composite crack failure cross-section.
Full-round cross-section (machined into two matching mold plates);
In this method, the calculation of the fiber cross-section area is done assuming that the fiber is considered perfectly round, which is true for most synthetic fibers.