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dilatation

[‚dil·ə′tā·shən]
(physics)
The increase in volume per unit volume of any continuous substance, caused by deformation.
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The spherical stretch strain is the bond's normal strain owing to spherical dilatational deformation, the deviatoric stretch strain is the bond's normal strain owing to the deviatoric deformation and the shear strain is the bond's tangential strain due to the whole deformation.
In the general adult intensive care population does the laryngeal mask airway provide a safe and effective means of airway control during percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy?
the gravity and [kappa] the dilatational interaction mass,
The Company will explore the geometry and structural setting of the vein systems and will focus on the zones with most dilatational potential in the upcoming fall 2010 drill program.
3 represent the deviatoric and dilatational response of the viscoelastic material with respect to the elapsed time (t - [tau]).
However, the maximum dilatational strain energy criterion (T-criterion) [7] and the modified MTS criterion [10] use a variable plastic region.
The volume dilatation e satisfies a wave equation known as the dilatational wave equation [6, see p.
Follow-up drilling will take place in the first quarter of this year targeting the depth and strike extensions of the zone and exploring for dilatational jogs within the fault, such as is seen at Tahoe Resources' world-class Escobal deposit, located in a similar tectonic environment 60km to the west-southwest of Holly.
The hole drilled through a number of steeply dipping, northerly-trending gold-bearing pyrite veins without intersecting any bonanza-grades which are associated with vertical dilatational zones and occur where these veins intersect with a prominent easterly-trending fracture set, such as that intersected in NEV022 (2m at 98.
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy versus surgical tracheostomy in critically ill patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Comparison of open versus bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in the cardiothoracic surgical patient: Outcomes and financial analysis.