Sediment & Water (formerly BS&W)
A plot showing the relationship of stress, S, and the number of cycles, N, before fracture in fatigue testing.
A metal rod placed in a water heater tank to protect the tank from corrosion. Anodes of aluminum, magnesium, or zinc are the more frequently metals. The anode creates a galvanic cell in which magnesium or zinc will be corroded more quickly than the metal ...
Reduction of corrosion of a metal in an electrolyte by galvanically coupling it to a more anodic metal; a form of cathodic protection.
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A device worn around a person's body that can be tethered to jack lines to help prevent a person from falling overboard.
(1) Any pin that is used to prevent a fitting from falling open. (2) A pin used to keep the anchor attached to its anchor roller when not in use.
An automatic pressure relieving device actuated by the static pressure upstream of the device, which opens in proportion to the increase in pressure over the opening pressure.
A device that limits fluid (liquid and gaseous) pressures by discharging some of the pressurized liquid or gas.
System to Automate and Integrate Logistics.
The shape of a sail, with regard to its efficiency. Controls such as the cunningham, boom vang, outhaul, traveler, halyards, leech line, sheets, and the bend of the mainmast all can affect sail shape. Also sail trim.