plate center

plate center

[′plāt ‚sen·tər]
(astronomy)
The point used as the origin of coordinates for measuring positions of stars on a photographic plate in photographic astrometry, ideally located on the optical axis of the telescope.
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For prevention of the plate displacement as rigid whole under calculation by FEM it were used boundary conditions of absence of lineal (in directions of axis OX and OY) and angular (rotz) displacements of the plate center.
Internet Pioneer will return to its roots by moving to SODO District's Home Plate Center Building
NASDAQ: RNWK) announced today that the company is moving its Seattle headquarters to a brand new office space in Home Plate Center later this year.
We're very excited to be anchoring our new headquarters at Home Plate Center," said Rob Glaser, founder, and interim CEO of RealNetworks.
RealNetworks will be the anchor tenant in Home Plate Center, which is located kitty-corner from Safeco Field on First Avenue South in Seattle's vibrant SODO neighborhood.
As a consequence, pressure decays and volumetric shrinkage are definitively different: if the cavity did not deflect in our case the volumetric shrinkage in the plate center would be 5% instead of -3% and the plate would not be over-packed.
The existing Plate Center will be equipped as a Hardox Wear Parts Center, offering value added service to the aftermarket.