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In geotechnical engineering , bearing capacity is the capacity of soil to support the loads applied to the ground. The bearing capacity of soil is the maximum average contact pressure between the foundation and the soil which should not produce shear failure in the soil. Ultimate

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drives have decreased in cost and physical size over the years while dramatically increasing in capacity . Hard disk drives have been the dominant device for secondary storage of data in general purpose computers since the early 1960s. [ 3 ] They have maintained this position because advances

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increasing demand for a diesel-engined Land Rover. [ 5 ] Diesel technology had improved, making small capacity high-speed engines practical. Diesel power had also become prominent in industrial and agricultural uses throughout the world, and fleet users of Land Rovers were often in the situation

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A rolling-element bearing , also known as a rolling bearing , [ 1 ] is a bearing which carries a load by placing round elements between the two pieces. The relative motion of the pieces causes the round elements to roll with very little rolling resistance and with little sliding . One

WAGR P and Pr Classes print that page


the Second World War . The new locomotives became the first WAGR engines to be given names, each bearing that of a prominent West Australian river. These 'River class' locomotives were very successful and proved so invaluable to the operation of the wartime WAGR that eight P class locomotives

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A deep foundation is a type of foundation distinguished from shallow foundations by the depth they are embedded into the ground. There are many reasons a geotechnical engineer would recommend a deep foundation over a shallow foundation, but some of the common reasons are very large design

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to be used in the Cortina. While the basic engine design was relatively sound, being of 5 main bearing construction, it was by no means a performance engine. To achieve the power required, Chapman commissioned Harry Mundy , then technical editor for Autocar magazine, to design a double overhead

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m) . [ 1 ] The size of the crane jibs was determined by ships of the period, and their lifting capacity by men's ability to raise the load. Experiments at Keyham with loads of up to 20 tons showed the jib design to be sound, and that the jib at least was capable of handling loads of up to

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mass producing a motorcycle with this brand new engine. For this purpose, they raised the engine capacity to 75 cc, with the purpose of entering a new market category. This first partnership barely lasted two years during which just over 1,200 motorcycles were produced. A new partnership,

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expand and update technology. The year 1980 saw the expansion of the east stands to increase the capacity to 52,500. Two years later, the Stadium installed a brand-new lighting system that would help the team get its first nationally broadcast game on WTBS , a 21-14 win over state rival University