the bmp-1 is a soviet amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle.bmp stands for boyevaya mashina pekhoty 1 russian: боевая машина пехоты 1; бмп-1 , meaning 'infantry fighting vehicle'. the bmp-1 was the first mass-produced infantry fighting vehicle ifv of the soviet union. it was called the m-1967, bmp and bmp-76pb by nato before its correct designation was known.
the panama canal spanish: canal de panamá is an artificial 82 km 51 mi waterway in panama that connects the atlantic ocean with the pacific ocean.the canal cuts across the isthmus of panama and is a conduit for maritime trade. canal locks are at each end to lift ships up to gatun lake, an artificial lake created to reduce the amount of excavation work required for the canal, 26 m 85 ft .
a bellows or pair of bellows is a device constructed to furnish a strong blast of air.the simplest type consists of a flexible bag comprising a pair of rigid boards with handles joined by flexible leather sides enclosing an approximately airtight cavity which can be expanded and contracted by operating the handles, and fitted with a valve allowing air to fill the cavity when expanded, and with .
combined with water in the ballast, these fines stick together, making the ballast like a lump of concrete. this hinders both track drainage and the flexibility of the ballast to constrain the track as it moves under traffic. ballast cleaning removes this worn ballast, screens it and replaces the 'dirty' worn ballast with fresh ballast.
if you go onto the edit screen and scroll down right to the bottom past the box of special characters , you will see a list of templates used on the page; click on the one you think is the navbox is the one used at the bottom of the adventures of tintin template names are normally written like this because that's the way you place .
bulkhead partitions are considered to have been a feature of chinese junks, a type of ship.song dynasty author zhu yu fl. 12th century wrote in his book of 1119 that the hulls of chinese ships had a bulkhead build. the 5th-century book garden of strange things by liu jingshu mentioned that a ship could allow water to enter the bottom without sinking. . archaeological evidence of bulkhead .
the following is a list of all the episodes that featured in all 14 series of london's burning 1988–2002 . this list includes the original 1986 tv film that the series was based on and the christmas special 'ding dong merrily', which aired between series 1 and series 2 .
lead's high density and resistance to corrosion have been exploited in a number of related applications. it is used as ballast in sailboat keels; its density allows it to take up a small volume and minimize water resistance, thus counterbalancing the heeling effect of wind on the sails.
deadliest catch is a documentary television series produced by original productions for the discovery channel.it portrays the real life events aboard fishing vessels in the bering sea during the alaskan king crab, queen crab, and snow crab fishing seasons. the aleutian islands port of dutch harbor, alaska, is the base of operations for the fishing fleet.the show's title derives from the .
selby railway station is a grade ii listed station which serves the town of selby in north yorkshire, england.the original terminus station was opened in 1834 for the leeds and selby railway.the hull and selby railway extended the line in 1840, and a new station was built, with the old station becoming a goods shed. the station was rebuilt in 1873 and 1891, the 1891 rebuilding being required .
the bmp-1 can make its own smoke screen by injecting vaporized diesel fuel into the exhaust manifold using the tda engine thermal smoke generating system. later models also have an array of 902v tucha smoke grenade launchers which can form a screen 80 m 87 yd wide, 200 to 300 m 220 to 330 yd in front of the vehicle.
fluorescence is the emission of light by a substance that has absorbed light or other electromagnetic radiation.it is a form of luminescence.in most cases, the emitted light has a longer wavelength, and therefore lower energy, than the absorbed radiation.the most striking example of fluorescence occurs when the absorbed radiation is in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum, and thus invisible .
a programmable logic controller plc or programmable controller is an industrial digital computer which has been ruggedized and adapted for the control of manufacturing processes, such as assembly lines, or robotic devices, or any activity that requires high reliability, ease of programming and process fault diagnosis.. plcs can range from small modular devices with tens of inputs and outputs .
thorne is a british television crime drama series, based on the novels of author mark billingham, that first broadcast on sky one on 10 october 2010. a single six-episode series, starring david morrissey in the title role of detective inspector tom thorne, broadcast at 21:00 on sundays until 14 november.
these systems normally consist of a rubble crusher, side discharge conveyor, screening plant, and a return conveyor from the screen to the crusher inlet for reprocessing oversize materials. compact, self-contained mini-crushers are also available that can handle up to 150 tons per hour and fit into tighter areas.
trebuchet: there are five major components of a trebuchet: beam, counterweight, frame, guide chute, and sling. after the counterweight drops from a platform on the frame, gravity pulls the counterweight and pivots the beam. without the counterweight, the beam could not complete the arc that allows the sling to accurately release the projectile.