axial symmetry

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axial symmetry

[′ak·sē·əl ′sim·ə·trē]
(mathematics)
Property of a geometric configuration which is unchanged when rotated about a given line.
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Builder honored axial symmetry in the middle of the building in front of the south facade is highlighted entry facade adorned with decorative murals.
The parameter [beta] is related to the axial deformation of the nucleus, while [gamma] measure the deviation from axial symmetry.
Examples where axial symmetry fails include the crimping of hose assemblies (as a result of gaps between dies) or diaphragms (because of orthotropy of the reinforcing layer); Fabric-reinforced rubber should consider homogenization schemes based on properties of the yarn and rubber matrix.
Thanks to the axial symmetry of the joint, the problem could be solved as an axially symetric calculation offering sufficiently fine mesh with fairly low number of elements.
The axial symmetry of the trap is broken, angular momentum is not conserved, and the orbits take on a chaotic character.
Other topics include molecules with torsional transitions of the exchange type, the meaning of the Born-Oppenheimer approximation, non-rigid molecular systems with continuous axial symmetry groups, algebraic models of the global description of the molecular spectrum, and the Zeeman and Stark effects.
The parameter [bet] is related to the axial deformation of the nucleus, while [gamma] measures the deviation from axial symmetry.
The parameter [beta] is related to the axial deformation of the system, while [gamma] measures the deviation from axial symmetry.
The central festival hall completed the axial symmetry, supplying holidaymakers with a sports hall, two swimming pools (complete with artificial waves) and a tower 85 m high with a panoramic cafe.
Right angles predominate and a simple axial symmetry organises the various non-rectilinear elements such as the reception desk, which is elliptical on plan, and the mediatheque or exhibition room, which is elliptical in section.
It is formal in the sense that it conforms to a strict axial symmetry, and yet it is placed informally, relating in an ad hoc way to the motley collection of buildings around it.
They are arranged on simple principles of Modernism and Classicism: respect for axial symmetry, formal sequence of spaces, standardization of the module, expression of structural elements, and openness of spaces.

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