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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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Dilatations include an invariant change in volume of the spacetime continuum which is the source of the associated rest-mass energy density of the deformation.
where [rho] is the dilatation rest-mass density, c is the speed of light, [[bar.
The linear thermal dilatations of filament of WTh and core from Mo due the temperature gradient correlated with the ratio:
OrbusNeich has announced the addition of the Sapphire NC coronary dilatation catheter to its product line-up with the receipt of CE Mark approval.
The application of Continuum Mechanics to a strained spacetime continuum offers a natural decomposition of tensor fields, in terms of dilatations and distortions [12, see pp.
Deformations can be decomposed into dilatations and distortions.
In addition, the TRUE Dilatation Balloon will be featured in a Live Case from Ferrarotto Hospital in Catania, Italy, presented at the TCT 2012 congress on Wednesday, October 24 (Hall A - Structural and Endovascular Theater at noon in the Transcatheter Valve Therapies II session).
It is clearly established that heart valve companies need a consistently dependable balloon that is indicated for dilatation in BAVI and TAVI, and we have the state-of-the-art solution.
In this paper, we have applied a natural decomposition of tensor fields, in terms of dilatations and distortions, to the Ricci tensor.
Fabricated from tough, high-strength materials and designed to prevent the catastrophic failures seen with other heart valve dilatation balloons, the TRUE Dilatation Balloon is highly resistant to ruptures, punctures, and tears.
HONG KONG, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced the addition of the Sapphire NC coronary dilatation catheter to its product line-up with the receipt of CE Mark approval.
availability of the company's NC Stormer(R) high pressure, non-compliant balloon dilatation catheter, expanding the company's offering of advanced coronary balloon catheters.