slenderness


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slenderness

In structures, the effective length of a strut divided by its radius of gyration.
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Average values of slenderness ratio and flatness factor were similar for both particles size, G1 and G2, which indicated that particles dimensions were the same, and only the length, wideness and thickness were different (Table 2).
5 to act as a short column, and, therefore, no slenderness effect would be taken in account.
In her discussion of female eating disorders, Susan Bordo suggests that slenderness may be used as a vehicle for the expression of various, possibly contradictory, anxieties, aspirations and dilemmas: it is thus "overdetermined, freighted with multiple significances" (1993, 67).
As a fundamental departure with past work, we will seek to exploit the slenderness and relative proximity of the flagella to incorporate all nonlocal hydrodynamic interactions between flagella analytically and to simplify the determination of elastic stresses.
s] are the flexural and the shear rigidity; [lambda]([equivalent to] l/[square root of (I/A)]) is slenderness ratio; S([equivalent to] EI/([GA.
For that it was considered simply supported castellated beams with different values of the web-post slenderness [[lambda].
Or look for a ball gown that cinches in at your natural waist and descends into a full, flowing floor-length skirt - it will capitalise on your slenderness and camouflage a lack of hips.
It has an ash frame engineered down to exquisite slenderness and manufactured by Cassina; this is paired with a woven cane seat hand-made by impagliatrici, female straw-weavers from the village of Chiavari in Liguria.
Other examples include female slenderness, as opposed to more robust somatotypes.
Compounds can be easily processed and may have increased durability, elasticity, slenderness, improved electromagnetic characteristics and other properties unattainable in pure matters.
Based on this, it was crucial lo select a suitable slenderness ralio (l/t/) of compression specimen, in order lo minimize this unnecessary effecl.