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i·so·tro·pic

 (ī′sə-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Identical in all directions; invariant with respect to direction.

i·sot′ro·py (ī-sŏt′rə-pē), i·sot′ro·pism (-pĭz′əm) n.
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Noun1.isotropy - (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
anisotropy - the property of being anisotropic; having a different value when measured in different directions
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The results showed that when oil shale was regarded as an isotropic material, there was a relatively marked disagreement between experimental and actual results.
However, experiments have shown that anisotropic damage would develop at proper failure sites even for initially isotropic material [11, 12].
In an isotropic material, these three types of quantities cannot couple to one another.
If the rock behaves as an isotropic material, then [s.
In fact most experimental studies choose values of Poisson ratio in the isotropic material range 0 less than v0 less than 0.
Most studies oversimplify tendon mechanical behavior, modeling the tissue as a linear, isotropic material, and few studies have considered its non-linear behavior (Inoue et al.
Steel is considered to be isotropic material, and concrete is regarded as transversal isotropic material.
An isotropic material indicates that the mechan- ical response is similar regardless of the stress field direction requiring Young's modulus (E) and Poisson's ratio () values for the FE calculation.
The initial value, [beta] = 1, corresponds to an isotropic material.
Numerical procedure: For the present shell problem, the wave propagation approach is used to investigate the vibration characteristics of three-layered cylindrical shells with isotropic material at the middle layer resting on Pasternak and Winkler elastic foundations.
DEVELOPMENT OF A TRANSVERSE ISOTROPIC MATERIAL MODEL FOR BRAIN TISSUE TO MODEL THE RESPONSE OF HUMAN HEAD TO IMPACT LOADS.