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orthotropic

[¦ȯr·thə¦träp·ik]
(mechanics)
Having elastic properties such as those of timber, that is, with considerable variations of strength in two or more directions perpendicular to one another.

orthotropic

Having dissimilar elastic properties in two mutually perpendicular directions; i.e., orthogonal-anisotropic.
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These authors reported that the roots produced in orthotropic branch sustain the tree making them less sensitive to water stress.
for transversely isotropic materials, LaRC05 can be used [21], and for orthotropic materials, LaRC05NCF can be considered [25].
Matrix [G] represents constitutive material matrix, the values of which depends on the type of materials, namely, isotropic, orthotropic, or anisotropic.
At postoperative 4 months, the patient exhibited normal head position and was orthotropic in primary gaze.
Buckling of orthotropic micro/nanoscale plates under linearly varying in-plane load via nonlocal continuum mechanics, Composite Structures 94(5): 1605-1615.
Tao, "The OPCM strain gauges for strain and stress measurement of orthotropic material structures," Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, vol.
Beni, "Small scale effect on the thermal buckling of orthotropic arbitrary straight-sided quadrilateral nanoplates embedded in an elastic medium," Composite Structures, vol.
For the polarizer is an orthotropic structure, the reflected and transmitted waves would consist of both x- and y-polarized components.
In cases in which the orthotropic conveyor belt is bent at the support rollers into a cylindrical shell with an arbitrary curvature radius R = R([phi]), the elasticity modulus [E.sub.2] in the direction of the axis OY will be higher at the elongation point than it is at the contraction point [E.sup.+.sub.2] > [E.sup.-.sub.2].
The dispersion curves presented in Figure 2 for orthotropic plate [[0].sub.4] are plotted using DISPERSE program [15] in terms of wavenumber versus frequency.
The Kevlar layers were modeled with macrohomogeneous model that considers the whole layers are homogenous in geometry with orthotropic mechanical properties.
Some complications arise when considering modelling of crack propagation in orthotropic materials like single crystal and directionally solidified polycrystalline components (typical application in first-stage aircraft turbines).