shock cells

shock cells

[′shäk ‚selz]
(fluid mechanics)
Diamond-shaped regions of alternating high and low pressure in a jet flow, through which the jet exit pressure adjusts to the ambient pressure.
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On the other hand, sodium pyruvate dialysate can facilitate the glycometabolism of shock cells, enhance systemic alkalization and antioxidant capacity, and protect organs from lactic acidosis.14
Its products for offshore platforms include diaphragm closures, pile closures, pile gripper assemblies, grout seals and grout packer, barge bumper asssembly and shock cells, boat landing D-Type fenders, rub-strips, arch fenders, boat landing shear fenders, shock pads etc.
At the installation site, mooring and mating lines were put in place to prepare for the float over which was done using a loose slot method, with shock cells in the deck legs, jacket leg receptor/sand cans, and sliding surface deck support units.