Cross-sectional area


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Cross-sectional area

The area of a section cut transversely to the longitudinal axis of a member.

net cross-sectional area

In masonry units, the gross cross-sectional area of a section minus the average area of ungrouted cores or cellular spaces.
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The effective cross-sectional area of this via is [pi] ([r.
During inspiration, air flows through the trachea which has a cross-sectional area ranging from 3.
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Note that a sphere Of a given sectional density and impact speed will penetrate to greater depth and disrupt less tissue relative, to its cross-sectional area than a classically mushroomed bullet of equal impact speed and post-impact sectional density.
The corresponding cross-sectional area of the working chamber plays a decisive role in cylinder displacement and in the performance of the Wankel compressor.
Another variable, which is suggested for users to investigate, is minimum allowable copper clad thicknesses and how they impact cross-sectional area for small conductors.
Cross-sectional area of both slow- and fast twitch fiber types were negatively related to drip and 7-day ageing loss and positively to boiling and grilling loss.
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The top opening of the cylindrical section is cut at a slanted angle to open a greater cross-sectional area for easy access to the interior.