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indent

1. Chiefly Brit (in foreign trade) an order for foreign merchandise, esp one placed with an agent
2. Chiefly Brit an official order for goods
3. (in the late 18th-century US) a certificate issued by federal and state governments for the principal or interest due on the public debt

indent

[in′dent]
(science and technology)
To form a depression by forcing inward.

indent

1. The gap left by the omission of stone, brick, or block units in a course of masonry; used for bonding future masonry.
2. In a wall of a church, a space hollowed out of stone to receive a brass effigy.

indent

To align text some number of spaces to the right of the left margin. See hanging paragraph.
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Therefore, indentations were performed at different indenter rates to probe, depending on the indentation frequency, the expected very different mechanical behavior of the sample.
tx]-is measured force in the material conditions of penetration of indenter 3 in tested material 4 on a deep [h.
In the contrast to the spherical indenters, a sharp indenter penetrates easily into the coating surface and cone cracking formation is suppressed by the radial cracks nucleation (Fig.
Rockwell hardness testing uses a diamond point indenter, and is most commonly used for steel castings.
There have been many studies that deal with indentation tests using different indenter geometries, such as a spherical indenter (Brinell test), a conical indenter (Cone hardness, HG, O'Neill (2)) and a diamond pyramid indenter (Vickers test, or HV).
Brittle surface, affected by the indenter, wear is calculated by the difference between the areas before and after effects of the indenter, but because of the extra brittle fracture zones, calculation is more complex [7]:
For Nanoindentation on rough surfaces, it is necessary to find and position the indenter directly on a relatively smooth area.
In the beginning of the scratch, at low normal load, the indenter tip was mostly sliding on the sample surface without causing significant coating damage.
The indenter used is a pyramid that leaves a mark on the deposited surface as shown in figure la, b.
Considering a different indenter, Suwanprateeb investigated the time-dependence of Vickers microhardness of PMMA, high density polyethylene (HDPE) [3], and calcium carbonate-polyethylene composites [4].
In the test with maximum indentation force of 981 N and indenter diameter of 10 mm, sub-surface lateral crack initiated and grew with cyclic ball indentations.
Contact pressures could be estimated by comparing the kinetic energy of the impacting indenter (less the rebound energy) to the energy to produce the indentation volume.