retentivity


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retentivity

[‚rē‚ten′tiv·əd·ē]
(electromagnetism)
The residual flux density corresponding to the saturation induction of a magnetic material.
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However, dimensions of columns are not direct determinants of K which is more suitable measure of retentivity of the analyte.
The development of imagination in school children and the relation between ideational types and the retentivity of material appealing to various sense departments.
The retentivity laminated glass exhibits can provide protection for people and assets after a blast.
These curves do not present retentivity or coercivity, characteristic of materials with the absence of residual magnetization after removal of the magnetic field.
The magnetic properties such as saturation magnetization ([M.sub.s]), coercivity ([H.sub.c]), retentivity ([M.sub.r]), and squareness ratio were calculated from the hysteresis data and tabulated in Table 2.
This study describes the effects of PAM on the saturated hydraulic conductivities and the soil water retentivity of a number of coarse-textured soils.
Marion JM, Rolston DE, Kavvas ML, Biggar JW (1994) Evaluation of methods for determining soil-water retentivity and unsaturated hydraulic conductivity.
Soil hydraulic properties (K-[Theta]-h relationship) were obtained by fitting the retentivity data for the first 4 layers of soil (0-40 cm) to Campbell's equation (Eqn 1) to obtain the values for constants a (air-entry value) and b (Campbell's exponent).
Using the water retentivity and hydraulic conductivity curves of Moore, which he extrapolated to low water contents, and the soil water diffusivity defined by Childs and Collis-George, he estimated the components of the soil water diffusivities in the liquid and vapor phases for isothermal conditions.