TY - JOUR
N2 - The paper presents validation tests for method which is used for the evaluation of the statistical distribution parameters for 3D particlesâ€™ diameters. The tested method, as source data, uses chord sets which are registered from a random cutting plane placed inside a sample space. In the sample space, there were individually generated three sets containing 3D virtual spheres. Each set had different Cumulative Distribution Function (CDF3) of the sphere diameters, namely: constant radius, normal distribution and bimodal distribution as a superposition of two normal distributions. It has been shown that having only a chord set it is possible, by using the tested method, to calculate the mean value of the outer sphere areas. For the sets of data, a chord method generates quite large errors for around 10% of the smallest nodules in the analysed population. With the increase of the nodule radii, the estimation errors decrease. The tested method may be applied to foundry issues e.g. for the estimation of gas pore sizes in castings or for the estimation of nodule graphite sizes in ductile cast iron.
L1 - http://rhis.czasopisma.pan.pl/Content/104620/PDF/afe-2017-0132.pdf
L2 - http://rhis.czasopisma.pan.pl/Content/104620
PY - 2017
IS - No 4
DO - 10.1515/afe-2017-0132
KW - Stereological analysis
KW - Linear analysis
KW - Nodule size distribution
A1 - Gurgul, D.
A1 - Burbelko, A.
A1 - Wiktor, T.
PB - The Katowice Branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences
VL - vol. 17
T1 - Theory of the Stereological Analysis of Spheroid Size Distribution â€“ Validation of the Equations
DA - 2017
UR - http://rhis.czasopisma.pan.pl/dlibra/publication/edition/104620
T2 - Archives of Foundry Engineering
ER -