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Dispersion

In statistics, the placement of data points along a chart relative to an average or mean line. Dispersion is important to finance as the data points of say, a stock, determine the mean, which in turn helps determines the stock's trend. Dispersion is also used to determine volatility: data points all over the chart indicate that a stock has wild fluctuation in price.
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1a, for situations when [gamma] is less than 1, the colloidal dispersion is always stable (whenever U(r) is positive).
A thermo-mechanical process employed for the preparation of fine colloidal dispersion of crumb rubber from 30 mesh crumb rubber in molten asphalt has been found to be an effective method for the preparation of crumb rubber modified binder with significantly improved high temperature properties.
The contract is a device for determining the zeta potential and size distribution of the ceramic nanoparticles to be used for determining the properties of ceramic colloidal dispersions prepared colloidal milling.
Colloidal dispersions are composed of such everyday items as paint, milk, gelatin, glass, and porcelain, but their potential to create new materials remains largely untapped.
Once formulations come in contact with aqueous media, they spontaneously form colloidal dispersions, resulting in increased bioavailability of the active pharmaceutical ingredient.
Colloidal dispersions comprise such everyday items as milk, gelatin, glass, and porcelain.
Acrylic emulsions, colloidal dispersions and solution resins
For this new edition a chapter has been added on mass transfer measurements and experimental techniques for determination of microstructure in colloidal dispersions and surfactant systems.
The story of ice cream; Colloidal dispersions, freezing and rheology; Ice cream ingredients; Making ice cream in the factory; Product assembly; Measuring ice cream; Ice cream: a complex composite material; Experiments with ice cream and ice cream products.
Eric Wetzel, a mechanical engineer who heads the project team for the Army lab, said a "shear thickening fluid" containing concentrated colloidal dispersions exhibiting rheological and microstructural properties is a key component of the liquid armor.
Engineering plastics reportedly can be made with high impact and no coloration using colloidal dispersions.