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Definition of the adjective anelastic

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  1. [engineering, materials science] Pertaining to behavior showing no obvious relation between stress and strain

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Google previewAn Introduction to Planetary Atmospheres (2011)

by Agustin Sanchez-Lavega

Anelastic means that elastic energy is not considered and, since the derivative of density is zero, sound waves are filtered out (see Chapter 8). When the vertical motions occur on a distance smaller than the atmospheric scale height H, that is, ...

Google previewNondestructive Characterization of Materials II (2013)

by Jean F. Bussière, Jean-Pierre Monchalin, Clayton O. Ruud, Robert E. Green

This evolution of the solid from one equilibrium state to a new one, under a mechanical applied stress, is called anelastic relaxation, and can be defined by two parameters: - the intensity of relaxation A = ei/ee = (JR - Ju)/Ju - the relaxation time ...

Google previewDictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy (2001)

by Richard A. Matzner

anelastic deformation ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

by Robert Splinter

Applying specific boundary conditions this will provide three specific types of creep: anelastic, secondary, and tertiary creeps. For instance, anelastic creep can be assumed under constant stress, which provides strain stress e t J JJ u Ru t ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism (2007)

by David Gubbins, Emilio Herrero-Bervera

Introduction Background The anelastic and Boussinesq approximations are simplifications of the system of equations governing buoyantly driven flows. The Boussinesq equations were the first to appear in ...

Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (2017)

by Mark Alger

ANALYTICAL FRACTIONATION anelastic Mechanical behaviour in which the stress and strain are not single-valued functions of each other. This occurs particularly when a periodic stress is applied, due to internal friction in a viscoelastic ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Composite Materials (1989)

by Anthony Kelly

At higher temperatures and stresses, however, boron fibers show nonelastic behavior which — up to at least 800 :C — can be explained in terms of an anelastic boron mantle and an elastic tungsten boride core (Erickensen 1974). A boron ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics (2011)

by Harsh Gupta

Seismic attenuation and its variation with location within the Earth are useful for determining the anelastic properties of the earth as a function of depth. Seismic attenuation also shows large lateral variations that can be related to lateral ...

Google previewDictionary of Space Technology (2013)

by Joseph Angelo

elasticizer Anelastic substance or fuel used in solid rocket propellant to prevent cracking of the propellant grain and to bind it to the combustion-chamber case. elastic ...


by MarcAnthony Mantis Kozuh

DEFLECTION Deflection is the distance anelastic body or spring moves when subjectedto a static ordynamic force. The typical units are inches or mm. DEFRACTION Defraction is when a soundwavewill bend around obstacles in its path which ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2011)

by U.S. Department of Agriculture

One theoretical model, which considers the nail tobea beam supportedon anelastic foundation (thewood), describesthe initial slopeofthecurve: (7–4) whereP is the lateral load and δ is the joint slip. The factors L 1 , L 2 , J 1 , J 2 (7– 5) where k 0 ...

Google previewThe Watch & Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary, and Guide (2013)

by F. J. Britten

Literally,a bed,anelastic term with horologists ;generally the surface orpart throughwhichthe escape wheel gives impulse to the balance or pendulum. Pallet Staff.—[Tige d'ancre.—Die Ankerwelle.]—Theaxisofthe pallets. Pallet Steel.— Pallets ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases (2013)

by Karl F. Schmid

Seismic wave:Anelastic wave generatedin the earth byan earthquake orexplosion. • Seismic zone: Areasdefined on amap withinwhich seismicdesign requirements are constant. • Seismic zonation: Geographic delineation of areas having ...

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