eccentricity


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eccentricity

[ek′sentris′itē]
behavior that is regarded as odd or peculiar for a particular culture or community, although not unusual enough to be considered pathological.

eccentricity

Term referring to the angular distance from the centre of the visual field or from the foveola of the retina. Example: the maximum density of rods in the retina is at a retinal eccentricity of about 20º.
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In the case of certain pre-stress value, the increase of eccentricity would increase the bending stiffness of beam.
75 and go on decreasing with decrease in eccentricity and ([d.
The presence of the eccentricity and ellipticity in the construction of cable has different effects on the distribution of the electric field strength at the conductor and the insulation.
Setting the initial value of the inner film eccentricity [[epsilon].
The magnitude of displacement due to wind load is higher than seismic loads and is directly proportional to the eccentricity due to mass asymmetry.
s] is the relatively static eccentricity caused by rotor offset, [[delta]'.
When the eccentricity equals 1 mm, the contribution of positive conveying power to the total power is almost equivalent to that of the dragging power.
Julie Coldwell, who runs The House of Eccentricity in Holmfirth |
Results showed that in any case of cracking limiting of prestressed concrete member, by assessing linearly variable distribution of the stresses at the anchorage zone, strands eccentricity should be increased more than in case of constant stress distribution (see Fig.
The change in vertical displacements with varied building storey and building eccentricity, with respect to the centre line of tunnel, was assessed.
Signal Eccentricity and Its Application to Estimating Jet Engine Location
In essaying to be lovable by modeling eccentricity as a positive value, Lamb was also willing to be estranged-willing even (perhaps even eager) to be considered irrelevant and peripheral by contemporary as well as future literary publics and institutions.