pressure tube

pressure tube

[′presh·ər ‚tüb]
(hydrology)
A deep, slender, cylindrical hole formed in a glacier by the sinking of an isolated stone that has absorbed more solar radiation than the surrounding ice.
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Buckling in low pressure tube hydroforming, Journal of Manufacturing Processes 28: 1-10.
The Northern Arc system aims to use Hyperloop technology - in which passengers and cargo are propelled in pods through a low pressure tube - to link Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool with a super-fast transport network.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched a committee proposing an International Collaborative Standard Problem (ICSP) to provide a new contact boiling experimental data to assess the subcooling requirements for a heated pressure tube plastically deformed to contact with the calandria tube during a postulated large break LOCA condition.
The project aims to create super-fast transport in which passengers and cargo are loaded into a pod and accelerated gradually via electric propulsion through a low pressure tube.
For a pressure tube in the plastic deformation regime, catastrophic failure is associated with ductile tearing or plastic instability [19, 24, 25].
The RMT say the incident, which took place last Saturday at Edgware Road station, exposes the pressure Tube workers come under to get services back up and running when delays occur on the London Underground.
KANUPP has a heavy water moderated and cooled natural uranium fuelled, horizontal pressure tube reactor.
Parthasarthy said the AHWR300-LEU had an estimated design life of 100 years and is a vertical, pressure tube type, boiling light water-cooled, heavy water- moderated reactor with reduced environmental impact.
M2 EQUITYBITES-27 April 2010-Draka Holding acquires Pressure Tube Manufacturing for undisclosed sum(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Dortmund, Germany) have collected papers describing the lightweight manufacturing techniques such as cutting on the fly, five-axis machining, hybrid laser welding, high pressure tube forming and three- dimensional rounding during extrusion.