side slope

side slope

[′sīd ‚slōp]
(engineering)
A test course used to determine lateral stability of a vehicle as well as steering, carburetion, and other functions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The tank has a halon firefighting system, and can "negotiate gradient up to 60%, side slope to 40%, cross a water obstacle of 1.21 m deep maximum (1.98m with preparation), climb vertical obstacles of 1.06 m and cross a trench of 2.74 m maximum," as indicated by Army Recognition website.
'Due to fresh snowfall in last few days, all routes on Diamir side slope of Nanga Parbat have become very unstable and are prone to avalanches.
For all subjects where applied 9 tests; in table 1 are found the abbreviations used in this study: the flexion muscle strength testing, from sitting; muscle strength testing on the left side slope, from sitting; muscle strength testing the extension of sitting; muscle strength testing on the right side slope, from sitting; flexion muscle strength testing of standing; muscle strength testing on left lateral tilt of standing; muscle strength testing the extension from standing; muscle strength testing on the right side slope of standing; lumbar muscle strength testing (classic test)
This allows vehicles from sectors including the military and fire service to undergo tests such as roll stability, rollover angle, centre of gravity and vehicle function and performance on a side slope.
"The vehicle is capable of climbing a 407mm vertical wall, traversing a 40% side slope and operating in up to 610mm of water."
He says: "The vehicle is capable of traversing a 40% side slope and operating in water."
The static side slope stability for all models is at least 30 degrees.
The track gauge has been widened by over four inches to a full 98 inches for improved side slope stability and increased cooling airflow area.
Surface runoff from the high on the side slope starts to cut rill and gullies into the tilled fields (Figure 3).
Completion of the protection of a 500 meters long section of the right side slope of the Nile path from Kilo 191.030 to 191.530 during FY 2013/ 2014.
When the side slope was adequately prepared, one roll of GCL was carried to the terrace by a front end loader with a special bar attachment.