size effect


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size effect

[′sīz i‚fekt]
(metallurgy)
The effect of the size of a piece of metal on its properties and manufacturing variables; in general, mechanical properties are lower for a larger size.
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The former trial aimed to explore the so-called "portion size effect," which occurs when people are served bigger portions than what they originally wanted but end up eating more nonetheless.
However, the size effect is stronger than the value effect.
This phenomenon is commonly referred to as the indentation size effect (ISE) [7].
The size effect on the strength of lumber is based on the weakest link theory (Madsen 1992).
To our best knowledge, few studies have shown the fiber size effect on the [beta]-crystalline content within the electrospun fibers [14, 15].
In this sense, we know that less skilled individuals are also less effective in arithmetic facts retrieval, calculation strategies and, in addition, they also show a larger problem size effect than their counterparts (e.
In short, three alternative explanations have been proposed for the problem size effect, and latency or error rates do not distinguish between them.
After controlling for takeovers, I find that the size effect is reduced by over 40% and is no longer an anomaly.
Casting a wider net to include markets around the world, and covering the period from January 2002 through December 2012, researchers at MSCI published an authoritative paper on the size effect, titled "Small Caps - No Small Oversight," in March 2013.