S-shape


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S-shape

A standard, structural, hot-rolled steel shape of a specified category, designated by the prefix S placed before the size of the member.
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In particular, only the s-shape and air2stream models are able to predict a winter water temperature of 0[degrees]C.
The amplitude of the wrinkle decreases with the decreasing of the diameter-thick ratio, and the curve shape of the pipeline changes from S-shape to Z-shape.
Studies that established a U-shaped curve (Capar/Kotabe 2003, Ruigrok/ Wagner 2003) and an S-shape (Contractor et al.
For example, a stream might leisurely meander until it dramatically snakes around in an S-shape, as it does in this project.
This causes the spine to lose its natural S-shape as it is arched forward.
This creates a natural S-shape alignment of the spine and maintains the lumbar curve with the soft normal curves in the back and neck.
Output lengths are available from 6 inches to any length-for Coil, S-shape, Fold-over, Criss-cross, and Block and Brace packing methods.
In the tunnel a single high-speed conveyor section is 98ft (30m) long but within its overall S-shape, the angle of the two conveyors would be too great to cope with speeds of 10m/s.
It is reasonable to argue that the S-shape curve is a natural law for growth.
If done expertly, her technique--called carving--leaves a smooth S-shape track in its wake and sacrifices less energy to skidding and vibration.
Asbury Park is not a skatepark pool, even though its perfect s-shape seems like it was made to be skated.
The site, an angular S-shape, stretches across the mountain from the museum on the west to the laboratory on the east.