triangular method

triangular method

[trī′aŋ·gyə·lər ′meth·əd]
(mining engineering)
A method of ore reserve estimation based on the assumption that a linear relationship exists between the grade difference and the distance between all drill holes.
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All the data collected in the research report undergoes a triangular method of validation in which the primary, secondary and PMR analysis contribute to the final data.
Triangular method allows not only illustrating the movement of production in space, but also directly addressing the spatial location of objects and places of work to come down to the optimum.
The basic method of which authors based is the triangular method, which is very complex and using a computer it is accurate.
A three-year project by TV Licensing in conjunction with the BBC's research and development department and boffins at GEC, the equipment uses a triangular method of detection using two coiled aerials resembling cup holders on each end of the device.