triangular prism


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triangular prism

[trī¦aŋ·gyə·lər ′priz·əm]
(mathematics)
A prism whose bases are triangles.
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Cubic limestone and limestone triangular prisms, although not being significantly different among themselves, differed significantly from all other limestone shapes in presenting more exposed surface area as a function of volume.
The triangular prism method (Clarke 1986; Jaggi et al.
The triangular prism method implemented in ICAMS is different from the original algorithm discussed in Clarke (1986) and Jaggi et al.
Unlike the isarithm method, the triangular prism method can be affected by the range of z values because the method compares area (unit squared) with grid cell length (unit).
The only input parameter required by the triangular prism method is number of step sizes; as with the isarithm method, it was fixed to five step sizes.
The triangular prism method is the best estimator for the rougher surfaces with fractal dimensions of 2.
The triangular prism and isarithm methods for measuring fractal dimension and Moran's I and Geary's C indices of spatial autocorrelation were examined for their sensitivity to resampling and contrast stretching.
Because this new low-ink-sensing mechanism is able to "see" how much ink is left using plastic triangular prisms placed in each tank, accuracy is far better than other methods currently in use, which attempt to count the drops of ink as they travel through each printhead.
Chocolate boxes also come in a range of regular shapes including rectangular and triangular prisms as well as irregular shapes.