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Opening the side bar was part of Huthman and Watson's original plan for The Shakedown, but Huthman said she didn't expect to get the opportunity so soon.
r] of residual bending moments, the actual one corresponds to the minimum of complementary deformation energy of the structure at shakedown.
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Therefore, the above-mentioned complementary slackness conditions (4) are inadequate for ensuring the shakedown of a truss.
Medlmmune ran the processes as progressive shakedown runs within the facility over an extended period of time to discover potential operational difficulties.
Study Shakedown to learn how Levant mobilized an "army of Davids" to fight the government Goliath.
Once the panels are opened, an Air Force maintainer removes the old foam and does a shakedown, which includes examining the wing to see what needs to be replaced, and compiles a shakedown parts list, said Mike Abbott, director of the materiel control unit and newly transferred DLA employee.
Threatening skies and warnings of high winds were not enough to dampen the spirit of crew and passengers aboard the MS Mount Washington as it left its winter port of Center Harbor on the morning of April 30 for its annual shakedown cruise.
A load-carrying capacity and shakedown of systems possessing inelastic strains and large displacements are considered.
Despite its poor third quarter, or maybe because of it, Unilever Ice Cream is going to sponsor MTV Network Europe's reality show MTV Shakedown with Wade Robson, where dance hopefuls compete for stardom.
A Continent for the Taking: The Traged and Hope of Africa, his vivid, disquieting memoir of those times, conjures up a succession of flailed states in which the shakedown is a way of life, destitute soldiers terrorize civilians at will, and the slightest display of weakness becomes an invitation for predation.
Number 11 includes the beginning of a multi-article piece on early Chicago punk (which is great), interviews with the Cripples, the Tyrades, the Hunches, tons of record and live show reviews, an expose of the LA Shakedown 2003 ("The LA Letdown"), the Hunt for Jenna Haze, movie reviews, and more.