Energy available as a result of motion that varies directly in proportion to an object's mass and the square of its velocity.
Is the energy a substance possesses by virtue of its motion or velocity. Used primarily in calculations for dynamic and ejector type compressors
A coupling pin centered on the front underside of a chassis; couples to the tractor.
The center plank on a wooden deck.
A vertical post usually employed as a support - Also called a Sampson post
The top spoke (usually marked) on the steering wheel when the rudder is centered.
The upper spoke of a steering wheel when the rudder is amidships, usually marked in some fashion (top spoke of neutral steering wheel).
Former name for the equipment of a vessel, and included the personnel.
Abbreviation for the critical value of the plane strain stress-intensity factor that will produce crack propagation by stress-corrosion cracking of a given material in a given environment.
Threshold stress-intensity factor for stress-corrosion cracking. The critical plane-strain stress intensity at the onset of stress-corrosion cracking under specified conditions.
Factor for a loading condition that displaced the crack faces in a direction normal to the crack plane (also known as the opening mode of deformation).
A light sail, such as a spinnaker, used to make the most of light following winds.
Korean Register of Shipping (classification society)
Knots. The speed of the ship in nautical miles per hour (1.852 km/h or 101.3ft/minute)
An angle or channel from deck beam to shell frame taking the place of a bracket.
Supporting braces made into a right angle, used for strength when two parts are joined.
A wall usually about 3 to 4 feet high located that is placed in the attic of a home, anchored with plates between the attic floor joists and the roof joist. Sheathing can be attached to these walls to enclose an attic space.
Intergranular corrosion of an alloy, usually stabilized stainless steel, along a line adjoining or in contact with a weld after heating into the sensitization temperature range.
A wind shift that forces a boat to sail below its mean wind course.
To stop, especially to stop work.
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