induction period


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induction period

[in′dək·shən ‚pir·ē·əd]
(physical chemistry)
A time of acceleration of a chemical reaction from zero to a maximum rate.
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The use of swine fat in blends with soybean waste frying oil resulted in a significant increase in the initial induction period.
7, the out of plane birefringence goes through the aforementioned stages, induction period, after which the films may encounter one of the following behaviors before leveling off:
The induction period is the length of time until progressive oxidation exponentially accelerates the generation of oil degradation compounds (Kristott, 2000).
Induction period of high oleic acid butter oil stored at ambient temperature (h) Treatments 0 Day 30 Days Control 7.
By analysing the processes at the end of the induction period, it can be assumed that this period ends between 15 and 18 h.
Comparative cement paste deflocculant studies show (Hommer, Wutz 2005), that suspension without deflocculant hy-dration induction period lasts about 30 minutes (later to begin a massive hydrate deposition), and the suspensions deflocculant induction period lasts about 2-3 hours, depending on the side chain length.
On the other hand, at the end of the induction period electron microscopy evidenced the presence of a great number of proembryos in the callus surface, which were formed by a small suspensor and embryogenic pole that was composed by no more than two cells.
By studying preparation and induction in combination, the authors are able to provide evidence that a high-quality support program during the induction period can ameliorate the negative effects of perceived low-quality preservice preparation on the career intentions of novice teachers.
The article includes recommendations for LIS faculty and for practicum supervisors for improving the induction period and thus students' overall experiences with the practicum.
10,11 Thrombosis risk in ALL patients is surely exacerbated by chemotherapy, but is not exclusive to the remission induction period.
In addition to their initial training and induction period, staff are further encouraged to take part in the company's other in-house training schemes as we look to groom our next era of management from within.