mechanical area

mechanical area

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′er·ē·ə]
(building construction)
The areas in a building that include equipment rooms, shafts, stacks, tunnels, and closets used for heating, ventilating, air conditioning, piping, communication, hoisting, conveying, and electrical services.
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Caption: Mechanical Engineer Craig Fredeen in the mechanical area of the Iditarod Elementary School in the Mat-Su Valley.
If not properly fitted with closure devices, insects and rodents can live in the large mechanical area or void beneath the ramp plate.
With construction of this strip the passage to the mechanical area and access to dam site will be bypassed so as not to hinder the construction activities.
With construction of this strip, the passage to the mechanical area and access to dam site will be bypassed so as not to hinder the construction activities.
The new Siemens torque drive is connected directly to the turret and achieves high torque at low revolutions per minute (rpm), according to the company, while saving space in the mechanical area.
Every opening of the flooring in the penthouse mechanical area is curbed and sealed to prevent leakage at this level and the biocontainment zone.
It occurred "in the course of routine maintenance in the mechanical area of the main state department building," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in a statement.
There has been a reduction in the number of repeat, top five, significant deficiencies, specifically in the mechanical area.
In the mechanical area, for example, these include anthropometric data describing the range of human size, shape, strength, and reach.
Authorities said the employee, a mechanic, stowed away in the mechanical area of the plane.
The basic feature of CIP equipment is a complete isolation of the processing area, so that neither the powder nor the cleaning media (water and/or detergent) can pass in the mechanical area.
In addition to the cancer treatment and research facility and 9,000 square foot Vivarium, the mechanical area for this complex facility will take up almost an entire floor of the hospital.

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