magnetic track


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magnetic track

[mag′ned·ik ′trak]
(navigation)
The direction of the track relative to magnetic north.
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The current developed Thin Type High Precision Angle Sensor consists of a magnetic sensor and a double-track magnetic encoder that magnetizes a double-row magnetic track with different pole numbers to a rubber magnetic material after composite molding it with a ring part.
In order to create a magnetic track with a pole pattern matching the pole pitch over the complete measurement range and to get rid of mechanical tolerances, as eccentricity, Archimedean spirals have been chosen.
The board will only float above a special magnetic track, using the technology that powers Japan's Maglev trains.
Caption: A copper-oxide superconducting pellet levitates over a magnetic track.
Magnetic track brakes and eddy current brakes, technologies not yet in use in the UK though applied elsewhere, require work "on the advantages and disadvantages of these new systems".
Look at the magnetic track from HERBS--an awesome reference to the pneumatic activities common for some Oregonians, I might add--to DSD.
6 billion) Dubai Metro, which opened last month (September) is the world's largest automated driverless train system, with just under 75 km of magnetic track, and joins together many of the emirate's instantly recognizable icons, including the Burj Al Arab, Dubai's self-styled seven-star hotel, as well as the Palm Island, and the tallest building in the world, the Burj Dubai.
In addition, magnetic track data will not be stored, as swiped transactions will be converted to keyed data for card security compliance.
On this occasion, I had the added complication of having my sync sound on magnetic track.
Hollow, a deft and quite magnetic track was a fine ballad without getting too mushy.
The plane would be launched from an aluminum or titanium shuttle over a magnetic track.