side slope

side slope

[′sīd ‚slōp]
(engineering)
A test course used to determine lateral stability of a vehicle as well as steering, carburetion, and other functions.
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The average plant height above the mowing height of the plot surrounding the pop-up was measured in three sampling positions for a mean height: at the top of the side slope adjacent to the shoulder, in the middle of the swath (generally the middle of the side slope), and at the bottom of the swath (generally at or near the drainage ditch).
Jeep trail guides will drive participants in Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, Grand Cherokee and Liberty models over a variety of surfaces that include a 12 x 15-foot section of terrain simulating fallen logs measuring 18 inches in diameter and an area with a 45-degree side slope "wedge" that demonstrates suspension articulation and vehicle stability.
The vehicle is capable of climbing a 407mm vertical wall, traversing a 40% side slope and operating in up to 610mm of water.
He says: "The vehicle is capable of traversing a 40% side slope and operating in water.
The static side slope stability for all models is at least 30 degrees.
The 6[degrees] camber angle emerged as the angle most preferred in terms of stability on a side slope, maneuverability in slalom, hand comfort on the pushrims, and overall angle preference.
As for the suspension system it has an independent double wishbone coil over shock frontal and an independent trailing arm with coil over shock in the rear that enables it to drive on a 40-degree side slope.
For example, if lake side slope erosion occurs behind residences, the residential owners may object to work which would restore the slopes to a condition which would satisfy permit and rule requirements.
Holes were formed in the snow layer by the warm air exiting the upper portion of the ACE side slope.
The second shot is played to a shallow green with a lot of side slope.
w] (m), hydraulic radius, and top width, W (m), are all related to the bottom width, side slope, and water depth, D (m):
Clarke's momentum was halted, however, at the difficult 13th hole where his five iron second shot landed in a difficult side slope in a bunker and he took two to escape from the trap for a double bogey six.