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Siebel Si 202 - Design and Development
... Most variants had sharply clipped wing and tail surfaces, giving the Hummel an attractively angular appearance compared with its contemporaries ... was a plywood covered wooden structure, as were the fixed tail surfaces, rudder and elevators being fabric covered ... The horizontal tail surfaces were set noticeably aft of the rudder, rather like the more recent Piper PA-28 ...
Stray Light - Sources
... Reflections from lens surfaces ... thermal radiation from the infrared detector reflected back to itself from lens surfaces ... Light scattered from the surfaces of supporting structures within the optical system ...
Aerodynamic Maneuverability Vs Supermaneuverability
... aircraft maneuvering is accomplished by altering the flow of air passing over the control surfaces of the aircraft - the ailerons, elevators, flaps, air brakes and rudder ... Some of these control surfaces can be combined—such as in the "ruddervators" of a V-tail configuration—but the basic properties are unaffected ... When a control surface is moved to present an angle to the oncoming airflow, it deflects the airstream and, by Newton's Third Law, an equal opposing force is ...
Spray-and-vac Cleaning
... method - cleaning is accomplished without the need for workers to touch soiled surfaces with their hands - used in professional cleaning in which a pressurized, diluted cleaning ... dissolved contaminants that have been removed from the surface ... psi, spray-and-vac units are designed for long-term indoor use on grout and other surfaces, and offer variable application pressures ranging from 110 – 500 psi ...
Types of Contamination Control
... as a foot or a wheel), the contamination touching the surface will be removed ... Very high tack surfaces pose a contamination threat because they are prone to pulling off overshoe protection ... is produced to ensure a higher level of tackiness than the surfaces it comes into contact with, without causing discomfort and potentially damaging ‘stickiness’ ...

Famous quotes containing the word surfaces:

    Footnotes are the finer-suckered surfaces that allow tentacular paragraphs to hold fast to the wider reality of the library.
    Nicholson Baker (b. 1957)

    But ice-crunching and loud gum-chewing, together with drumming on tables, and whistling the same tune seventy times in succession, because they indicate an indifference on the part of the perpetrator to the rest of the world in general, are not only registered on the delicate surfaces of the brain but eat little holes in it until it finally collapses or blows up.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)