shakedown test

shakedown test

[′shāk‚dau̇n ‚test]
(engineering)
An equipment test made during the installation work.
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The car will do a slow speed shakedown test of 220mph along Newquay's runway in Cornwall before embarking on a series of high-speed runs in a desert venue in South Africa.
This was mostly a shakedown test and to ensure that the gearbox is reliable as he and the team aim to implement it for the first race.
The team also made some modifications to the electronic management system after the shakedown test.
The Skydive Dubai Rally Team crew had used the event's traditional shakedown test on Thursday morning to get the set-up right for the Ford Fiesta R5.
It has been a busy period for the Swan Yamaha team preparing for our first shakedown test in Spain," he said.
The Honda Performance Development ARX-03a got its initial shakedown test at Snetterton in Norfolk on Friday February 17.
Following a successful shakedown test at Silverstone yesterday, with Button at the wheel and with the car sporting a primarily white livery with flashes of yellow and black, a much-relieved Brawn said: "It has been a challenging few months for the team.
Following a successful shakedown test at Silverstone on Thursday, with Button at the wheel, a much-relieved Brawn said: "It has been a challenging few months for the team.
After his run at Knockhill Race Track, Ian said: "It was basically an installation run and shakedown test, and the car performed faultlessly throughout the day.
Solberg capped his preparations for the event by setting the quickest time in yesterday's shakedown test on the fourkilometre Resolfen stage but is expecting the rally proper to be tougher.
Buying your new machine during the summer gives you ample time to become familiar with it, give it the ol' shakedown test to locate any potential problem areas and, most importantly, provide you plenty of opportunity to become accustomed to its handling characteristics--learning what it can and can't do before you put it to the real field trials.
While viewing any Aston is a treat, there's no substitute for driving the cars yourself -especially at a facility like the Millbrook proving ground where all completed models are put through a 40-mile shakedown test before being given the all-clear for delivery.