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Expansion

Phase of the business cycle as it climbs from a trough toward a peak.

Expansion

In a business cycle, a period of growth during which an economy moves from its trough to its peak. For example, if an economy dips to growth of -2.5% and then recovers to 3% growth, this period is called expansion. It is considered a normal and inevitable part of a business cycle following a recession or other contraction. Expansion is also called recovery.
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A low thermal expansion clay body will fuse itself to the kiln shelf during the firing unless some sort of separation material, such as a non-silica based kiln wash, is used.
The curves of thermal expansion of the pure polymers and the composites PE-30Fe and POM-30Fe are shown in Fig.
This includes the grain fineness number, surface area, thermal expansion, fusion temperature, pH difference and particle size distribution.
The coefficient of thermal expansion of the material must be similar to that of Si.
The tooling material's coefficient of thermal expansion (CFE) is now a primary consideration.
The completion of the study, supply and implementation of ways to manage the thermal expansions of the receivers,
A compression set test could be thought of as a sequence of the following six tests: 1) An initial instantaneous uni-axial compression; 2) a physical relaxation at room temperature (RT); 3) a differential thermal expansion to an elevated temperature; 4) physical and chemical relaxation at an elevated temperature for a period of time; 5) decompression at an elevated temperature; and 6) a thermal contraction and viscoelastic recovery over a temperature range in an unconstrained state back to room temperature.
The company's HPPC is said to offer good coefficient of thermal expansion performance, indicating that it will likely behave in a manner similar to that of aluminum and steel.
In addition to the lack of an adequate core taper, thermal expansion of the core can possibly force the casting toward the mold wall and reduce the effectiveness of the core taper.
CFOAM can also by graded in density and pore structure through its thickness to provide localized stiffness and thermal expansion control, while maintaining an overall weight-efficient structure.
With the tools, researchers can measure average pore size, pore distribution and connectivity, film thickness and composition, coefficient of thermal expansion, and other important characteristics of samples.