deflection correction

deflection correction

[di′flek·shən kə‚rek·shən]
(ordnance)
A correction that must be applied to the azimuth or shift measured on a firing chart so that the line of fire will pass through the target.
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Other features include an MS Windows operating system, a rapid auto cooling system, displacement is automatically set to zero before each test is run, single motion load removal, quick test piece placement and automatic heat deflection correction on the test platform.
It should be realized that deflection corrections assume a linear relationship between stress (torque) and strain (arc).
The composition of the "hard rubber" compound referred in the section on deflection corrections, figure 5, could not be disclosed.