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Automobile handling print that page


The center of mass height, relative to the track, determines load transfer , (related to, but not exactly weight transfer ), from side to side and causes body lean. When tires of a vehicle provide a centripetal force to pull it around a turn, the momentum of the vehicle actuates load transfer

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performance by providing a flexible cushion that absorbs shock while keeping the wheel in close contact with the ground. The word itself may be derived from the word "tie," which refers to the outer steel ring part of a wooden cart wheel that ties the wood segments together (see Etymology

Martial arts print that page


arts 2.2 Folk styles 2.3 Modern history 3 Testing and competition 3.1 Light- and medium contact 3.2 Full contact 3.3 Martial Sport 4 Health and fitness benefits 5 Self-defense, military and law enforcement applications 6 Martial arts industry 7 See also 7.1 Equipment

Kirlian photography print that page


electrography", "electrophotography" and "corona discharge photography." The Kirlian technique is contact photography, in which the subject is in direct contact with a film placed upon a charged metal plate. The underlying physics (which makes xerographic copying possible) was explored

Creole language print that page


A creole language , or simply a creole , is a stable, natural language developed from the mixing of parent languages; creoles differ from pidgins (which are believed by scholars [ who? ] to be necessary precedents of creoles) in that they have been nativized by children as their primary

Glossary of cue sports terms print that page


The following is a glossary of traditional English-language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines : carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets ; pool (pocket billiards) , which denotes a host of games

Contact mechanics print that page


hardness . Principles of contacts mechanics can be applied in areas such as locomotive wheel-rail contact , coupling devices, braking systems, tires , bearings , combustion engines , mechanical linkages , gasket seals, metalworking , metal forming, ultrasonic welding , electrical contacts

Orthokeratology print that page

Nolan, Paige, Gates, May, Grant, Fontana, Tabb, Freeman, Shed, Kerns, and Binder to the use of contact lenses for myopia reduction. [ 1 ] George Jessen created what was probably the first orthokeratology design in the 1960s made from PMMA material, which he marketed as "Orthofocus". These | 2011/9/12 20:28:25

Galling print that page


term galling is widespread. Since 2007 the influence of acceleration, (or energy density), in the contact zone have been mathematically described and correlated to the exhibited friction mechanism found in the tracks during empiric observations of the galling phenomenon, (see figures 1,2,3

Harry Harlow print that page

Harlow's experiments were controversial; they included rearing infant macaques in isolation chambers for up to 24 months, from which they emerged severely disturbed. [ 1 ] Some researchers cite the experiments as a factor in the rise of the animal liberation movement in the United States | 2011/8/12 12:48:40