axial symmetry


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axial symmetry

[′ak·sē·əl ′sim·ə·trē]
(mathematics)
Property of a geometric configuration which is unchanged when rotated about a given line.
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In her introduction and conclusion she briefly identifies common features of their respective religious-art practices, such as constructing temples modeled after imperial palaces, with tiled-roof buildings inside walled enclosures organized according to principles of axial symmetry and hierarchy.
True stress-strain hysteresis loops of uniaxial tensile test, loading-unloading test, cyclic axial symmetry stress and tension test, and asymmetric axial tension-compression stress test were calculated by using the endochronic constitutive model.
Builder honored axial symmetry in the middle of the building in front of the south facade is highlighted entry facade adorned with decorative murals.
The parameter [beta] is related to the axial deformation of the nucleus, while [gamma] measure the deviation from axial symmetry.
Other topics include molecules with torsional transitions of the exchange type, the meaning of the Born-Oppenheimer approximation, non-rigid molecular systems with continuous axial symmetry groups, algebraic models of the global description of the molecular spectrum, and the Zeeman and Stark effects.
The measurement scheme for light sources with axial symmetry with large and medium width directional diagram is presented in Fig.
In this work, measurements of the axial and radial components of the magnetic fields generated by an unbalanced magnetron with axial symmetry were carried out; it was found that the magnetic field of a magnetron built with a cylindrical anda concentric ring magnets with opposite polarities, correlated well with the magnetic field generated by two concentric coplanar Ioops, whose currents flow in opposite directions.
Material parameters in the other quadrants can be deduced by means of axial symmetry.
Thanks to the axial symmetry of the joint, the problem could be solved as an axially symetric calculation offering sufficiently fine mesh with fairly low number of elements.
As follows from previous section, assumption of axial symmetry does not fully reflect reality.
More important, perhaps, is the fact that Piacentini's town planning was not like Albert Speer's in Germany, a destructive affair of vast vistas and axial symmetry.