Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References See Also

This function applies the RfPhi technique to object data following a Chi squared statistical test for the most uniform distribution of object orientations.

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`my.par` |
A data frame object returned by |

`out.file` |
Path to PDF file where a standardized plot of the sectional results is made. |

`section.title` |
Title of the sectional analysis. |

`weight.vec` |
Logical, if TRUE an eccentricity weighting is applied such that more elliptical objects influence the vector mean stronger than objects with more circular shapes. |

`unit.area` |
The unit of measure in which the mean object area is calculated. If, for example, the input data is returned from |

Function creates a standardized PDF file containing an RfPhi plot, sectional Rs ellipse, Chi square plot, and a list of calculated properties. These properties are also returned via an object of class `RFPHI`

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Jeffrey R. Webber

Dunnet, D. (1969). A technique of finite strain analysis using elliptical particles.

Ramsay, J. (1969). Folding and fracturing of rocks.

Lisle, R. (1985). Geological strain analysis, a manual for the rf/phi method.

Mulchrone, K. and P. Meere (2001). A windows program for the analysis of tectonic strain using deformed elliptical markers.

Mookerjee, M. and S. Nickleach (2011). Three-dimensional strain analysis using Mathematica.

`FryData`

, `FryNormData`

, `FrySelect`

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