The number of wool scouring
operators in New Zealand has been reducing for some time in the face of a declining wool clip and increasing greasy wool exports to China.
0] is depth of uniform flow and ds is depth of local scouring
at the bridge pier without slot) in the cylindrical piers.
around bridge piers and abutments is one of the major causes for bridge failure (Melville, Coleman 2000).
Iceberg impacts cause major changes to underwater ecosystems, particularly in the shallows where frequent scouring
means there are no sponges or other large sessile animals,' says Dr Smale.
Qaisrani (1993) and Tong (1992) found that spherical convexes made from Ultra High Molecular Weight--Poly Ethylene (UHMW-PE) reduced the adhesive forces and improved the scouring
properties of bionic bulldozing plates and mouldboard ploughs.
In addition, the pressurized accelerated flow can create severe potential for scour because scouring
the channel bed is one of the only ways for a river to dissipate energy and reach equilibrium when it is carrying a given discharge under pressurized flow.
Ammonia, the main ingredient in many window, tub, toilet and tile cleaners, is caustic and poisonous if ingested--and, if combined with chlorine, present in many scouring
products, produces toxic chlorine gas
process results in hydrophilic cotton material.
To dig up more of the six-legged arthropods and learn about the lifestyles of different types of ants, Fisher has spent years scouring
the soil in Madagascar (see map, below).
Peissel, a French anthropologist who speaks Tibetan, is an intrepid explorer, scouring
the inhospitable mountainous terrain of the Himalayan plateau on foot and on horseback to reach the fortresses, chapels, monasteries and temples he has meticulously recorded for this book.
Some researchers are scouring
nature to find organisms with antibiotic properties that have been overlooked.
the text for background on earthquakes, tsunamis and population dynamics and sharing videos about tsunamis, Cape guided students through an interdisciplinary project.