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minor axis

The least distance across an ellipse, crossing the major axis perpendicularly at the center of the ellipse. The length is usually given as 2b .

minor axis

[′mīn·ər ′ak·səs]
(mathematics)
The smaller of the two axes of an ellipse.
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Considering the effect of the surface tension on the cross section shape deformation, the radial pressure difference between major axis a and minor axis b during spinning process can be expressed as [17]:
2] and the major to minor axis ratio X in the yrast SD bands for even-even [sup.
The one way ANOVA results from Table 1 indicated that there were significant difference in term of mean values of seeds length, width, rectangular aspect ratio, major axis length, minor axis length, and aspect ratio among the weedy rice seeds variants.
The computed average radius of the spurious paths is in fact very close to the radius of their adjacent centerline (length of the minor axis of the cross section).
For the 1st and 2nd variants, the mode of the column buckling shape is one chord buckling about the minor axis of the column; this buckling mode is the same according to EC3 and STR.
The face recognition software developed is found working satisfactorily and is capable of extracting the following image features: area, centroid, eccentricity, orientation, major axis, minor axis and solidity.
The shape of the porosity region is treated as an imaginary ellipse and the major axis length, minor axis length, area, mean and variance are used to describe the defect quantitatively.
The most common direction for the minor axis of deformation for the main arteries as compared with the trunks is 90[degrees] apart, consistent for both populations.
Minor axis of snap hook or carabiner, except those with captive eyes, must withstand 3,600 lbs.
The MLP as a modelling tool and classifier models the detected objects according to their features as ([theta], E, D, d | p} in which [theta], E, D, d andp refer to the angle, energy, major axis, minor axis and the particle type.
2b, the cross sections of the modified cylinders were found to be slightly elliptical, with a major axis to minor axis ratio ranging from 1.
dependencies of the ratio of major and minor axis and rotation of major axis are given in Table 3, Table 4.