aggregate structure

aggregate structure

[′ag·rə·gət ′strək·chər]
(geology)
A mass composed of separate small crystals, scales, and grains that, under a microscope, extinguish at different intervals during the rotation of the stage.
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It is generally accepted that the particle size, aggregate structure and the surface area of the carbon black are important factors in reinforcing the rubber.
At the same time, many physical and biological soil processes depend on the internal microscale or aggregate structure as well as on the organisation of soil aggregates (Horn 1990; Blanco-Canqui et al.
However, in the absence of a surfactant they can still be detected using LAL-based tests, as the aggregate structure is maintained via the hydrophobic interactions between the lipid parts.
Division into Parallel Aggregates' shows interesting mosaic networks that result when a growing crystal gradually or abruptly changes into an aggregate structure that is oriented parallel to the c-axis.
In the drying process of such particle dispersions, the aggregate structure of particles in the dispersions significantly affects the final structure of the particle-packed layer.
The D models include a D beam lattice model (Man, van Mier 2008), random aggregate structure models (Zhou, Hao 2008; Ma et al.
Black, deep dug peat has to be handled during the mixing in a way that maintains an open, large aggregate structure.
EFFECT OF BUFFERS ON AGGREGATE STRUCTURE FORMATION IN TPPS SOLUTION.
The only comprehensive and indisputable test of the cooperative character of organizations is their aggregate structure.
The high purity and the special aggregate structure of the dispersed Si[O.
Photo-elastic imaging enables researchers to obtain optical images of stress-strain paths using an assemblage of glass discs under load as a representation of the aggregate structure.

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