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Ti
Titanium and its alloys are characterised by their lightness, strength and corrosion resistance and are used widely in aerospace applications.
TiAl
Chemical formula for Titanium Aluminide.
TiB
Abbreviation of tebbyte, equal to two to the power of forty bytes.
TiB2
Chemical formula for Titanium Diboride.
TiC
Chemical formula for Titanium Carbide.
Tickler Coil
A small coil connected in series with the collector or plate circuit of a transistor or tube and inductively coupled to the base or grid-circuit coil to establish feedback.
TiCl2
Chemical formula for Titanium II Chloride.
TiCl3
Chemical formula for Titanium III Chloride.
Tidal Force
The force of the tides upon anything in their path.
Tidal Heating
The frictional heating of the interior of a satellite due to flexing caused by the gravitational pull of the parent planet.
Tide
Periodic rise and fall of the water resulting from gravitational interactions between the Sun, Moon, and Earth.
Tie Bolt
A fastener which passes through the leaves of a leaf spring, holding it together.
Tie Feeder
Connects together two or more independent sources of power and has no tapped load between the terminals.
TiF3
Chemical formula for Titanium III Fluoride.
TiF4
Chemical formula for Titanium IV Fluoride.
TIG Welding
Abbreviation of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding.
TiH2
Chemical formula for Titanium Hydride.
Tilt
The measure of an angle as compared to a horizontal line.
Timber
A hard substance which forms the branches and trunks of trees and which can be used as a building material, for making things, or as a fuel.
Timbre
The quality of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume.
Time
The SI unit of time is the second.
Time Constant
Time required for an exponential quantity to change by an amount equal to 63.2 percent of the total change that can occur.
Time Delay Spectrometry
A method for obtaining anechoic results in echoic spaces.
Time Dilation
Time in the moving reference frame always flows more slowly.
Time for Rupture
Time required to rupture specimen under constant stress and temperature in a creep test.
Time History
A continuous record of the variation of a physical quantity (e.g. displacement, acceleration, force, etc.) with time.
Time Invariant
Describes a system whose output will experience no change other than an equal shift in time when the input is shifted in time.
Time Lag
The delay between the application of the input signal and the response.
Time of Flight
A method of locating a source in space based on the arrival times of the signal at a number of receivers.
Time Scale
Characteristic time for a process to be expressed.
Time Series
A sample of data values collected at equally spaced points in time.
Time Weighted Average
The yardstick used by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to measure noise levels in the workplace.
Time Zones
The Earth is divided into 24 time zones so that everyone in the world can be on roughly similar schedules.
Timeline
A brief overview of the major milestones in science and engineering.
Timing
The angle made by the crank with its top or bottom dead-center position at which some valve opens or closes.
Timing Chain
A chain that is used to connect the crankshaft and camshaft by which the camshaft is made to rotate.
Timing Gears
Gears keyed to the crankshaft and camshaft, by which the camshaft is made to rotate.
Timken Roller Bearing
A type of taper roller bearing.
Tin
A relatively common element. Tin is a silvery white metal which is soft and pliable, and which emits the characteristic sound of tin cry when bent.
Tin II Chloride

SnCl2

Widely used as a reducing agent, and in electrolytic baths for tin-plating.

Tin II Fluoride

SnF2

White crystalline solid. Old name is Stannous Fluoride.

Tin II Oxide

SnO

Blue-black crystalline solid, also known as Stannous Oxide.

Tin IV Fluoride

SnF4

White crystalline solid. Old name is Stannic Fluoride.

Tin IV Hydride

SnH4

Colourless gas, also known as Stannane.

Tin IV Oxide

SnO2

White or grey crystalline solid. The fully oxidized state of tin metal.

Tin Snips
Snips or shears for cutting thin sheet metal.
Tin Tetramethyl
Alternative name for Tetramethyl Tin.
Tin Whiskers
Electrically conductive, crystalline structures of tin that sometimes grow from surfaces where tin is used as a final finish.
TiN
Chemical formula for Titanium Nitride.
Tin-doped Indium Oxide
Alternative name for Indium Tin Oxide.
Tinite
Alternative name for Titanium Nitride.
Tinners Hammer
A hammer used to shape tin plates.
Tinning
The process of applying a thin coat of solder to materials prior to their being soldered.
Tinnitus
Persistent sensation of ringing noises in the ear.
Tinnitus Aurium
This refers a subjective sensation of noises in the ears.
Tinstone
Another name for Cassiterite, a dark coloured mineral that is an important ore of Tin.
TiO
Chemical formula for Titanium II Oxide.
Tip Speed Ratio
Ratio of the propeller tip speed to the wind speed.
TIR
Abbreviation of Total Indicated Runout.
TiS
Chemical formula for Titanium II Sulphide.
Tissue Culture
Method by which cells derived from multi-cellular organisms are grown in liquid media.
Titanium
Titanium and its alloys are characterised by their lightness, strength and corrosion resistance and are used widely in aerospace applications.
Titanium Aluminide

TiAl

An intermetallic chemical compund that is lightweight and resistant to oxidation.

Titanium Aluminium Nitride
A group of metastable hard coatings consisting of the metallic elements aluminium and titanium, and nitrogen.
Titanium Carbide

TiC

Extremely hard material similar to Tungsten Carbide.

Titanium Diboride

TiB2

Extremely hard ceramic compound with excellent resistance to mechanical wear.

Titanium Dioxide

TiO2

Predominantly used as a white pigment.

Titanium Hydride

TiH2

Highly reactive and must be kept away from heat and strong oxidisers.

Titanium II Chloride

TiCl2

Black solid that is a strong reducing agent.

Titanium II Oxide

TiO

Bronze crystals.

Titanium II Sulphide

TiS

Forms brown hexagonal crystals.

Titanium III Chloride

TiCl3

One of the most common halides of titanium and is an important catalyst for the manufacture of polyolefins.

Titanium III Fluoride

TiF3

Violet to purple-red powder.

Titanium IV Fluoride

TiF4

White powder that is hygroscopic.

Titanium Monosulphide
Alternative name for Titanium II Sulphide.
Titanium Monoxide
Alternative name for Titanium II Oxide.
Titanium Nitride

TiN

Extremely hard ceramic used as a coating to improve surface properties.

Titanium Tetrafluoride
Alternative name for Titanium IV Fluoride.
Titanium Trichloride
Alternative name for Titanium III Chloride.
Titanium Trifluoride
Alternative name for Titanium III Fluoride.
Titanous Chloride
Alternative name for Titanium III Chloride.
Tithe
A tenth part of something.
Titrant
The substance that quantitatively reacts with the analyte in a titration.
Titration
Reacting a solution of unknown concentration with a solution of a known concentration for the purpose of finding out more about the unknown solution.
Titration Curve
A plot that summarizes data collected in a titration.