mechanical analysis

mechanical analysis

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ə′nal·ə·səs]
(mechanical engineering)
Mechanical separation of soil, sediment, or rock by sieving, screening, or other means to determine particle-size distribution.

mechanical analysis

The process of determining particle-size distribution in an aggregate or in a soil, sediment, or rock. also see sieve analysis and particle-size distribution.
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To deal with so delicate a thing by the method of mechanical analysis seems scarcely less than profanation, but accurate criticism can proceed in no other way.
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The aforementioned cost and time issues associated with physical testing have resulted in many design teams adding a mechanical analysis step to the product development process in order to better validate reliability.
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DATS founder and a former colleague--who set up ABMech, a similar company offering finite element analysis services--remained in close contact and developed their businesses as a symbiotic pairing to provide the whole spectrum of mechanical analysis and testing services.
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