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Positioning of a structure on a site. Decisions regarding orientation should take into account prevailing winds, solar energy and passive solar heating through windows, the impact of the setting sun on afternoon workers, views, and any other relevant factors.

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The Oseen-Frank model is a macroscopic phenomenological model for liquid crystal orientational properties.
The elastic term evaluates deviations from a spatially homogeneous orientational ordering in terms of the elastic constant L.
2.2 Propagation of Error onto the Orientational Component
Wu, "Quantitative spectral and orientational analysis in surface sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy (SFG-VS)," International Reviews in Physical Chemistry, vol.
Since orientational contexts have been chosen, affect, ideology, or psychology do not play any role in Taylor and Tversky's (or Labov and Linde's) analyses.
To obtain converged affinity results it was necessary to apply conformational, axial, and orientational restraints to the protein internal coordinates.
Very often, these shapes are investigated by analyzing the coupling between geometrical shape and orientational order.
Liang, "Optically induced extraordinarily large negative orientational nonlinearity in dye-doped-liquid crystal," IEEE J.
Lemke (1995) argues that employing a socio-linguistic approach that examines presentational, orientational and organisational aspects of language offers a deeper and richer picture of the interdependent components of these networks and processes that construct social perceptions in the public sphere.
At the end of this orientational ordering region the slope becomes constant, resembling a second-order phase transition.
Given that Heaven is traditionally located in the sky, death is seen as a desirable event, a reward even, by virtue of the orientational metaphors HAPPY IS UP AND GOOD IS UP (Lakoff and Johnson 1980: 14-21).

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