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ripple symmetry index
ripple symmetry index[′rip·əl ′sim·ə·trē ‚in‚deks]
A measure of the degree of symmetry of a ripple mark, equal to the ratio of the length of the gentle (upcurrent) side to the steep (downcurrent) side.
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Ripple Symmetry Index (RSI) < 2.5 (wave generated) and RST > 3.0 (current generated).
Ripple index (RI), ripple symmetry index (RSI), and parallelism index (PI) are calculated for the HFM (Table 1).