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impingement

[im′pinj·mənt]
(engineering)
Removal of liquid droplets from a flowing gas or vapor stream by causing it to collide with a baffle plate at high velocity, so that the droplets fall away from the stream. Also known as liquid knockout.
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Dyonics Plan provides a standardized and repeatable way of assessing hip impingement treatment options based on data from low-dose computed tomography scans.
It is worth noting that the article provides no experimental evidence that the rickshaw maneuver is harmful, but rather invokes the greatest impingement score when rank-ordered against other maneuvers (although no statistical test of the difference in rank-order was conducted).
The motion profile defining the locations of humeral impingement on the scapula for the 38 mm, 42 mm, and 46 mm reverse shoulders when the glenoid baseplate cage peg is positioned in the center of the glenoid and inferiorly shifted by 2 mm and 4 mm (as the humerus was internally/ externally rotated at varying levels of abduction/adduction relative to a fixed scapula) is depicted in Figures 2, 3, and 4, respectively.
Cryogenic gas impingement technology was originally developed for hamburger patties, but is now finding a niche in marinated poultry, says Mark DiMaggio, head of food & beverage, Linde North America.
Some of the common pathologies of shoulder include rotator cuff tear, impingement syndrome, shoulder instability and frozen shoulder.
2 before having surgery to remove the impingement, followed by a three-month recovery period, it further said.
Impingement freezers are ideal for freezing hamburgers and other flat products, as well as for crust freezing or set freezing of various food products.
Specific impingement tests as Neer, Hawkins, Whipple and Yocum were positive, digital compression of the OA site was painful, Jobe test for supraspinatus muscle was positive as were the palm-up test for long head of biceps, all only in the right shoulder.
Posterior-ankle impingement (PAI) syndrome describes a group of pathological entities that result from repetitive plantar flexion of the foot that causes repeated compression and entrapment of soft tissues, bony processes or unfused ossicles between the posterior-tibial plafond and the superior surface of the calcaneum.
Thus the analysis of heat transfer and flow characteristics of swirl and non swirl flow jet impingement has been carried out and following conclusions have been drawn.