course-grained

course-grained

Said of wood from a tree having wide, conspicuous annual rings.
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The objective of this study was not to compare the two extremes (UFG and conventional course-grained counterparts), as has been done in many previous studies, but to track the variation in SCC susceptibility in the transitional regime ranging from fine to submicron grains, to better understand the SCC of UFG materials from a physical point of view.
Extra pins on the switching regulator can be assigned to hard-wire a "course-grained" default power-up state - say two or three pins for four to eight settings, which can then be over-ridden to a finer resolution via a digital interface ...