macroelement


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macroelement

[¦mak·rō′el·ə·mənt]
(industrial engineering)
An element of a work cycle whose time span is long enough to be observed and measured with a stopwatch.
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The macroelement composition of diets has a strong influence on the acid-base status and urinary pH of animals (KIENZLE et al., 1991; ALLEN & KRUGER, 2000; WAGNER et al., 2006).
Like Ca, in numerous biological processes, Mg plays essential roles: It is an essential macroelement for the synthesis of proteins and fatty acids, and a cofactor in the metabolism of carbohydrates and lipids.
Impact of micro- and macroelement content on potential use of freshwater sediments (gyttja) derived from lakes of eastern Latvia.
Lourenco, "Unreinforced and confined masonry buildings in seismic regions: validation of macroelement models and cost analysis," Engineering Structures, vol.
To address some of the above-mentioned issues, macroelement formulations have been proposed.
On each such macroelement T [member of] [T.sub.i], we assemble the local stiffness matrix [K.sup.F.sub.T],
Changes in macroelement content of the media and I sweet cherry Inmil GM9 shoots during in vitro culture.
In the following, this mode is employed to suggest the failure mechanism of the facfade macroelement for the nonlinear FE analysis.
The flow domain is discretized with a structured mesh, generated using macroelement technology.
The minimum order of the reduced macro-element is affected mainly by the following factors: the size of the macro-element subdomain, the complexity of the structure embedded in the macroelement and the upper bound of the frequency band.
Hematological, Serum Chemical, and Macroelement Analyses