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pressurize

[′presh·ə‚rīz]
(engineering)
To maintain normal atmospheric pressure in a chamber subjected to high or low external pressures.
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Detection of corrosion by acoustic emission testing does not need pressurisation of the tank.
Professor Peel said he could calculate the size of the device "within limits" and concluded: "Stresses developed by the explosive and the pressurisation will drive the cracks unstoppable.
It was suggested that the problem with the cabin pressure was due to maintenance the day before, when a pressurisation rotary knob was left out of place, remaining unnoticed during the pre-flight checks on the day of the accident.
CY had just discovered that once again our aircraft had no pressurisation in the hold.
The Louisiana woman - who has a congenital ear condition that makes her ear less resistant to pressure changes - claimed that the airline was aware of an ongoing pressurisation problem with the DC-9 aircraft which she travelled on from the Twin Cities to Fargo, N.
Tender Opportunity 199/MR - PQQ - Maintenance and Repair of Pressurisation Units
It is believed they also confused a warning horn and failed to deal with the pressurisation problem in time.
Powys County Council are inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for a Contract to undertake servicing and compliance testing of boilers, burners and pressurisation systems for Council properties, which will run for three years (with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months).
Nicolaides said the aircraft's cabin altitude warning sounded because the Boeing 737 had exceeded 10,000 feet and there was not enough pressurisation.
A pressurisation problem onboard a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight caused an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Australia on Tuesday evening (6 November).
Theofanis Karathanasis, an avionics expert from Greece, used a slide show to explain the function and parts of various systems including the air-conditioning, pressurisation, equipment cooling and oxygen masks.
The Boeing 737, which was carrying 96 passengers, was about 30 minutes into flight when the pilot decided to divert because of a pressurisation problem in the cabin, as well as a minor electrical problem according to Reuters.