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 length was shorter, and the cross-sectional area was larger.
That means the maize stalk shows different physico-mechanical properties at different heights due to cross-sectional area.
These conditions imposed an increased workload on the right ventricle subsequent to a reduction in the pulmonary vascular cross-sectional area.
The effective cross-sectional area of this via is [pi] ([r.
9], the cross-sectional area of the quadriceps was the average of three measurements within 10 percent of one other.
Cylinder displacement gradually increases with an increasing shape factor, whereas cylinder displacement per unit cross-sectional area gradually decreases.
Tokyo, Jan 23, 2012 - (JCN) - Teijin Fibers Limited, the core company of the Teijin Group's polyester fibers business, has decided to commercialize a new version of its Nanofront high-strength polyester nanofiber with a diameter of 400 nanometers, or 22,500 times smaller than the cross-sectional area of a strand of hair, an unprecedented achievement for a commercial polyester fiber.
The researchers also used microCT to measure the number and cross-sectional area of the small terminal bronchioles, and performed histologic analysis to count the number of small airways per square centimeter and to measure the thickness of airway walls.
The graphs showed a relationship between conductor cross-sectional area, applied current and temperature rise.