shakedown


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While in college he teamed up with guitarist/vocalist Justin Wilcox as a duo, which became the nucleus that spawned the rock/funk collective Kwame Shakedown in Harlem, NY (2011).
r] of residual bending moments, the actual one corresponds to the minimum of complementary deformation energy of the structure at shakedown.
When mathematical programming is used for optimal shakedown truss design, the complementary slackness conditions of mathematical programming (4) are written down alongside strength conditions.
It has been a busy period for the Swan Yamaha team preparing for our first shakedown test in Spain," he said.
Strakka's two other drivers were in also in attendance Nick Leventis and Danny Watts, with all three drivers commenting that they were very impressed with the early performance of the car and that the shakedown had exceeded their high expectations.
The shakedown is the last opportunity for the rally crews and their supporting teams to try out their cars under full rally conditions before going into the main event.
Despite the aggressive project schedule, the team successfully completed over 13 shakedown runs and three PV runs, and did so concurrent to on-going construction work and ICQ efforts.
The kind of awesomely heady, rhythmic shakedown that you would want to jam to for independence.
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.