design speed


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design speed

[di′zīn ‚spēd]
(civil engineering)
The highest continuous safe vehicular speed as governed by the design features of a highway.
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654 billion motorway will have design speed of 120km per hour, he said.
654 billion with design speed of 120km per hour, he said.
Since 1985, FHWA has emphasized a subset of the design criteria contained in adopted standards by designating them as the 13 controlling criteria: design speed, lane width, shoulder width, bridge width, horizontal alignment, superelevation, vertical alignment, grade, stopping sight distance, cross slope, vertical clearance, horizontal clearance, and structural capacity.
Rethinking the design speed of our public streets so that more people can use the streets in more ways - safely and comfortably any day of the year - is not a radical idea.
The service is at present run by the HST Trains built in 1976 also known as "Intercity 125" because that is their design speed.
m the vessel has been designed by CIMC ORIC using natural gas as fuel driven by a dual fuel main engine and with a 110 m length over all and a 14knots design speed.
Its design speed is 600 pieces per minute (ppm), and the machine on-site showing speed is 560 ppm maximum.
Extruders run most efficiently (not only in energy terms) when operating at the design conditions; the extruder should be set to run at the maximum design speed.
It might produce the claimed output when the wind is blowing at its design speed.
The new PM 12 will have a wire width of 6150 mm and a design speed of 1100 m/min.
Its features and design speed simplify every task in the bathing cycle--from resident transfer to tub cleanup.