technical manual


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technical manual

[′tek·nə·kəl ‚man·yə·wəl]
(engineering)
A publication containing detailed information on technical procedures, including instructions on the operation, handling, maintenance, and repair of equipment.
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These enablers are the Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP); the Army Airlift Clearance Authority (AACA); PS, The Preventive Maintenance Monthly magazine and technical manuals; the Packaging, Storage, and Containerization Center (PSCC); the Expert Authorized Stockage List (ASL) Team; and acquisition logistics tools.
In accordance with accepted methodology, as set forth in the 2001 CEQR Technical Manual (the Manual), DCP considered both a 'reasonable worst-case scenario' in a future 'no-action' condition, as compared to a future 'with-action' condition over a 10-year period, and the environmental review categories identified in the Manual.
If Spam Kings can be considered a biography, then Inside the Spam Cartel is the technical manual. Written from the perspective of a spammer, it is a first-person account of the technology used in spamming.
There are two good reasons to buy this manga series: 1) it is part of a hugely successful franchise (any series that produces its own technical manual is popular), and thus enjoys brand name recognition; 2) series featuring giant robots in hand-to-hand combat are popular with young adolescent boys, and Gundam Seed Astray has plenty of that.
Hitman: A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors was removed from sale in America after a triple killer allegedly used its "step-by-step approach".
If you expect outstanding products, you don't ask the same people to write or design a newsletter, technical manual and direct mail, for example."
OSHA's technical manual on Legionnaire's Disease (section III, Chapter 7) states that water should not only be stored at a minimum of 140[degrees]F, but it should be "delivered at a minimum of 122[degrees]F to all outlets" to "minimize the growth of Legionella in a system." The combination of 140[degrees]F water with constant circulation (to prevent stagnation) and combination thermostatic/pressure balancing (Type T/P) valve technology is the only reliable way to kill bacteria and maintain sanitary potable water pipes.
Because all content is stored in a central repository, it is easy to put it together in new ways to create new resources, such as using existing text and graphics from a technical manual to make a marketing brochure, or using files from a marketing brochure to create a Web site.
Features include Wilma Schumann Professional Line product training, a Protocols section, the Pros newsletter and a technical manual.
The exhibit will also feature the AATCC technical manual, which contains test methods covering biological properties, colorfastness and dyeing properties.
The trade group has improved its Web site, revised its Technical Manual and is reaching out to potential members.
"We validate and verify the technical manual information against the equipment," said Carol Widmaier, CECOM technical publications team leader.

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