damage

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damage

[′dam·ij]
(ordnance)
An injury short of complete destruction inflicted upon persons, equipment, or installations.
To cause damage.
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Material damageability is estimated by the parameters that describe behaviour of a material on the basis of mechanical methods of a continuous solid state.
These components - which meet European Union (EU) 2003/102/EC Phase II lower leg pedestrian protection requirements and Economic Community of Europe (ECE) and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) impact test requirements for low speed vehicle damageability - form a globally compliant bumper system.
Kenneth et al (1990) developed an analytical modeling scheme to assess the damageability of reinforced concrete buildings experiencing inelastic behavior under earthquake loads.
The CHI is a near real-time measure of the damageability from a hurricane and allows CME to settle, trade and effectively pay claims within three days of a landfall event.
Reliable data about historic storm parameters is only available for a relatively short time period (about 100 years), and the damageability of current property stock is tested with each new event.
Concepts varying from service life prediction to surface damageability are addressed as well.