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intercept method

[′in·tər‚sept ‚meth·əd]
(metallurgy)
A method for determining grain size or the quantity of a phase in a microstructure by measuring the number of grains or phase particles per unit length intersected by straight lines.
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In this case, as the linear intercept method is being applied with an equidistance of 1 pixel between line probes, the total number of pixels belonging to the POI is equal to the total length of all test lines across it.
3, this formula has been applied for the estimation of the [alpha][beta] contact perimeter using the intercept method as described in this paper.
Laney used two custom built LDD-750 drilling rigs to drill the pilot hole using the intercept method.
For example, the line intercept method is commonly discussed in the booklet since it is quick and therefore cost-saving.
The NAFB is using the mall intercept method of research at farm shows across the country, which means you may be asked to fill out a survey as you mill around tents and farm show exhibits.
According to Mike Hansen, head of the research portion of NAFB's marketing and promotion committee, if the "baseline" questions yielded responses similar to those in previous research methods, the organization could trust the mall intercept method and the farmers' opinions.
25X to 250X, and reticle sliders that accept grain size, micron marker and intercept methods.
The patent, titled "Call Intercept Methods, Such as for Customer Self-Support on a Mobile Device," covers among other things the call intercept feature in SNAPin's SelfService Care product, which intercepts a subscriber's call to customer care.