distribution factor

distribution factor

[‚dis·trə′byü·shən ‚fak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A term used to express the modification of the effect of radiation in a biological system attributable to the nonuniform distribution of an internally deposited isotope, such as radium's being concentrated in bones.
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The total winding factor is given by product of the distribution factor [k.
Based on the AC power transfer distribution factor formulation for calculating available power transfer capability and the strong generalizing ability of the neural networks[11],[12], the new model can calculate multi-area available transfer capabilities quickly for a given power system status.
Algorithms for estimation of the distribution factor of oil in volatiles at retorting
Usually, the distribution factor of the friction force corresponding to a tooth pair is defined as:
Therefore, a severe contraction of local sales taxes would be partially offset by the population distribution factor if state-wide sales tax revenues remained steady.
The instantaneous distribution factor [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is proposed as follows
Fitch notes that while the county's fuel tax revenues have increased since fiscal 2001, the county's distribution factor has declined slightly during the same period.
Those three months forecast is based on the expected orders in next three months period according to the external file order list, but modified with normal distribution factor which make those data different then future orders quantity.
In an assessment of both the current and future potential of target markets, Distribution Forces Analysis factors in six critical distribution factors, including: channel sophistication, customer culture, competitive positioning, regulation, foreign influence and technology adoption.
To truly impact population health, these constituents must collaboratively address the broad range of environmental, health literacy, social structure and resource distribution factors by providing individuals with information to support health and wellness and empower patients with chronic illnesses to better understand their conditions and respond in meaningful ways to stabilize or improve their health.
In addition to tables of information, the work includes world-maps depicting distribution factors in the background of applicants for Alberta's International Medical Graduate Program.
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