Structural science

  • 1 Acta Crystallographica Section B: Structural Science —   Titre abrégé Acta Crystallogr. Sect. B Discipline …

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  • 2 Structural engineering — is a field of engineering dealing with the analysis and design of structures that support or resist loads. Structural engineering is usually considered a speciality within civil engineering, but it can also be studied in its own right. [cite… …

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  • 3 Structural alignment — is a form of sequence alignment based on comparison of shape. These alignments attempt to establish equivalences between two or more polymer structures based on their shape and three dimensional conformation. This process is usually applied to… …

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  • 4 Structural genomics — consists in the determination of the three dimensional structure of all proteins of a given organism, by experimental methods such as X ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy or computational approaches such as homology modelling.As opposed to… …

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  • 5 Structural engineer — Structural engineers analyze, design, plan, and research structural components and structural systems. Their work takes account mainly of technical, economic and environmental concerns, but they may also consider aesthetic and social… …

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  • 6 Structural equation modeling — (SEM) is a statistical technique for testing and estimating causal relations using a combination of statistical data and qualitative causal assumptions. This definition of SEM was articulated by the geneticist Sewall Wright (1921),[1] the… …

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  • 7 Structural Integration — is a type of Alternative medicine which aims to align the human body in the gravitational field. [ [http://www.theiasi.org/whatis.php What is Structural Integration? ] ] The claimed benefit is that the increased use of balance at finer levels of… …

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  • 8 Structural geology — is the study of the three dimensional distribution of rock bodies and their planar or folded surfaces, and their internal fabrics . Structural geology includes features of and overlaps with facets of geomorphology, metamorphism and geotechnical… …

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  • 9 Structural adjustment — is a term used to describe the policy changes implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (the Bretton Woods Institutions) in developing countries. These policy changes are conditions (Conditionalities) for getting new …

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  • 10 Structural information theory — (SIT) is a theory about human perception and, in particular, about perceptual organization, that is, about the way the human visual system organizes a raw visual stimulus into objects and object parts. SIT was initiated, in the 1960s, by Emanuel… …

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  • 11 Structural induction — is a proof method that is used in mathematical logic (e.g., the proof of Łoś theorem), computer science, graph theory, and some other mathematical fields. It is a generalization of mathematical induction. Structural recursion is a recursion… …

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  • 12 Structural Linguistics — is an approach to linguistics originating from the work of Swiss Linguist Ferdinand de Saussure. In Course in General Linguistics, published posthumously in 1916, Saussure stressed examining language as a static system of interconnected units. He …

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  • 13 Science and technology in the People's Republic of China — has been growing rapidly. As China develops and becomes more connected to the global economy, the government has placed a stronger emphasis on science and technology as an integral part of the socio economic development of the country. This has… …

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  • 14 Structural functionalism — Sociology …

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  • 15 Structural Awards — The Institution of Structural Engineers Structural Awards have been awarded for the structural design of buildings and infrastructure since 1968. The awards were re organised in 2006 to include ten categories and the Supreme Award for structural… …

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  • 16 Structural differential — The Structural differential is a physical chart or three dimensional model illustrating the abstracting processes of the human nervous system. In one form, it looks like a pegboard with tags. Created by Alfred Korzybski, and awarded a U.S. patent …

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  • 17 Structural health monitoring — The process of implementing a damage detection strategy for aerospace, civil and mechanical engineering infrastructure is referred to as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM). Here damage is defined as changes to the material and/or geometric… …

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  • 18 Structural failure — v · d · e Materials failure modes Buckling · …

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  • 19 Science in medieval Islam — In the history of science, Islamic science refers to the science developed under the Islamic civilization between the 8th and 16th centuries, during what is known as the Islamic Golden Age. [cite journal|first=A. I.|last=Sabra|authorlink=A. I.… …

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  • 20 SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY, JEWISH — Fantasy is a genre of literature in which realistic narratives are disrupted by unnatural or unexplainable events. The term Science Fiction (SF) emerged during the 1930s as a catchall descriptor for a publishing category with roots traceable to… …

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