angle of repose

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angle of repose

n
the maximum angle to the horizontal at which rocks, soil, etc, will remain without sliding
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In a predictive load modeling process, multiple angles of repose are obtained by examining photographs and 3-D scans of material as it lies in a truck.
According to Shittu & Lawal (2007), during powder reconstitution, water molecules that hydrate the product's surface tend to reduce cohesivity between particles, allowing a rapid water penetration; thus, powders that possess high angles of repose, have higher difficulty to incorporate water.
The (Mean [+ or -] SD) angles of repose of the formulations were from 22.06 [+ or -] 0.03 to 25.82 [+ or -] 0.03.
Powders commonly used in rotational molding have dynamic angles of repose between 25 and 50[degrees] [7].
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