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Hardening

1. The process by which a sudden change to the price of a commodity or futures contract slow and gradually corrects itself, bringing the price into alignment with fundamentals. See also: Reversion to the Mean.

2. A slow but steady rise in price for a futures market or contract.
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The effect of the strain path on the work hardening of austenitic and ferritic stainless steels in axisymmetric drawing.
Thus, high strength combined with superior work hardening and bake hardening, resulting in a significant increase in the as manufactured strength of AHSS components, also results in a better fatigue resistance.
The effective strain contours reveal the nature of work hardening and residual deformation in the chip and the work piece.
For polymers with limited ductility, the plastic deformation does not generate sufficient work hardening to stabilize the neck development process.
Vocational rehabilitation services in the United States have traditionally emphasized the provision of services for persons with disabilities who have vocational potential and have included vocational evaluation, functional assessment, work hardening and reconditioning, work-capacity evaluation, job-site analysis, job accommodations, job-seeking skills, employer development, employment skill training, job placement, and follow-up services (Tate, Heinrich, Paasuke, & Anderson, 1998).
Vocational rehabilitation can be defined as a series of six identifiable stages: Screening, Diagnostics, Work Evaluation, Adjustment Planning, Work Hardening, and Job Placement (Wright, 1980).
The pain clinic's section provides an overview of a client's potential need for securing a variety of services including medical assessment and evaluation, psychological evaluation and treatment, physical therapy, biofeedback and relaxation training, exercise and therapeutic recreation, vocational rehabilitation counseling, and work hardening and occupational therapy.
Work hardening programs, work capacity evaluations.
There was a brief interruption during the Korean War, when the lab led a far-reaching investigation on the effect of impurities and variations in zinc content on the work hardening and annealing properties of 70Cu/30Zn cartridge brasses.
UTA is reducing its workers' compensation costs by having employees use the in-house facilities for work hardening, self-directed therapy, and injury-related reconditioning.
Facilities in North Carolina include diagnostic equipment where on-the-job motions can be evaluated and, in a combined effort with Baxter Health Care, a work hardening center where injured persons can be rehabilitated using simulated job motions.