Mean Tangent Diameter

The mean tangent diameter of a solid, also known as the mean caliper diameter, is the caliper dimension obtained by averaging over all orientations.

See also

Inner Quermass, Stereology

This entry contributed by Rod Mackert

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Hilliard J. E. "The Calculation of the Mean Caliper Diameter of a Body for Use in the Analysis of the Number of Particles per Unit Volume." In Stereology (Ed. H. Elias). New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 211-215, 1967.Russ, J. C. "Size Distributions." In Practical Stereology. New York: Plenum, pp. 53-72, 1986.

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Mackert, Rod. "Mean Tangent Diameter." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource, created by Eric W. Weisstein.

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