preferred orientation

preferred orientation

[pri′fərd ‚ȯr·ē·ən′tā·shən]
(petrology)
The nonrandom orientation of planar or linear fabric elements in structural petrology.
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The XRD pattern of all the Zn doped CdS thin films deposited at different Zn concentrations confirms the hexagonal structure with the preferred orientation along the (101) plane [14].
Most of the transverse and longitudinal fractures in the Samana Suk Formation are formed at high angles to bedding and reveals two to three discrete preferred orientation sets.
The preferred orientation, n (100), of all samples was determined by an X-ray diffractometer with a fiber specimen attachment.
IPL processing improves the crystallinity keeping the (111) preferred orientation until an energy input threshold is reached.
This preferred orientation influences navigation and other activities of the entire cell, as if the direction of a screw's threads could determine how a whole machine works, Bershadsky says.
This effect is usually manifested in the presence of preferred orientation of elongated mineral grains and microcracks (Gorbatsevich, 2009).
Perhaps not surprisingly, board members' preferred orientation to time is often connected with their personalities and what they do for work.
They however either strengthen or weaken the deformation texture but have no direct contribution to the preferred orientation style.
5-7) These properties of the Ni coatings depend on the surface structure of deposits (particularly on the preferred orientation and on the grain size) (8-14) The physical and mechanical properties of nickel deposited from a Watts bath are affected by the electrodeposition parameters, such as current density, pH, cathode material, electrolyte agitation, deposition time, and electrolyte temperature, among others.
Users can set their preferred orientation for the PowerPoint presentation.
Regardless of your preferred orientation of right-brained or left-brained, we all recognize the powerful pattern that uses differentiation to understand the parts followed by the use of integration to form an understanding of the whole.

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