centre of gravity


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centre of gravity

the point through which the resultant of the gravitational forces on a body always acts
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Nilfisk says the low centre of gravity is enabled by the internal distribution of components making the units very easy to tip and steer from left to right and transport is aided by a handy footplate at the rear of the unit.
(7) Michael Evans, "Centre of Gravity Analysis in Joint Military Planning and Design: Implications and Recommendations for the Australian Defence Force," Security Challenges 8, no.
More than half of the human race lives in Asia, so where else should the centre of gravity be?
Individuals are rarely aware of the muscles and joints that mainly account for correct balance and their centre of gravity, and breathing when exercising.
Rizvi called Karachi the economic engine of the country and the centre of gravity for overall national growth.
Its low centre of gravity produced sharp turn-in with almost no body roll and no understeer.
Staying poised is about maintaining our centre of gravity, and common disorders such as vision loss, arthritis and a diminished number of nerve endings in the feet can affect this negatively.
The centre of gravity tends to be located higher on the body of blacks than whites, according to new research.
FIRST Minister Alex Salmond yesterday admitted the SNP's goal of independence was not the "centre of gravity" of Scottish politics.
An inquiry into the crash was carried out for the Ministry of Civil Aviation and one of the most crucial matters considered by the inquiry was the aircraft's centre of gravity. Its position determines how stable an aircraft is in flight and as the centre of gravity moves further back the aircraft becomes more and more unstable.
Its enhanced speed capability is due to the deep-V hull design--the air-channelled aluminium hull reduces water resistance and the deep V configuration provides a low centre of gravity. Zodiac relates that when twin 350 hp outboard engines are used the Hurricane 940 can maintain its top speed of 50 kt for 146 nm.

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