axial element

axial element

[′ak·sē·əl ′el·ə·mənt]
(crystallography)
The lengths, length ratios, and angles which define a crystal's unit cell.
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Although only the simple axial element has been used, the procedure described is common to the finite element method for all element and analysis.
Let the mass per unit length of the axial element be ml.
Denote the elastic modulus of the axial element by E, and its cross-sectional area by A.
Rays are storied only in older stems that have the most pronounced storying of axial elements.