contact point

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contact point

1. In land warfare, a point on the terrain, easily identifiable, where two or more units are required to make contact.
2. In air operations, the position at which a mission leader makes radio contact with an air control agency.
3. (DOD only) In evasion and recovery operations, a location where an evader can establish contact with friendly forces. Also called CP. See also checkpoint; control point; coordinating point.
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A minimum acceleration value is then determined during rotation of the vehicle tire and at a constant traveling speed whereafter the maximum internal radius of the inner side of the tire is determined in the center of a ground contact area of the vehicle tire.
there is considerably less chance of leaking molten plastic or carriage blow-back, because the nozzle-tip contact area will be closer to the bushing's orifice.
The mixed linear effects statistical model identified statistically significant differences between independent variables, including the procedure performed, meniscal flap removed, meniscal region, loading condition, and knee flexion angle with respect to contact area and peak contact pressure.
This is because of the decreased in the size of the cutter, which is the shear contact area of the cutter.
Scientists at the University of Georgia used contact area-based capacitance thermal analysis (CTA), which harnesses the contact area change during temperature scans as an indicator, to study the melting properties of chocolates.
The high current rating is supported by reducing the contact resistance via a larger contact area and multiple contact points.
The static pedobarographic evaluation revealed significantly higher values in terms of forefoot peak pressure, total plantar force and total contact area in subject without RUGARN plantar, compared to subjects with RUGARN plantar.
The normal problem consist of finding the pressure and dimensions of the contact area.
The contact area of the substrate P2 is also connected to DCB through the operational amplifier.
Contact area (B) is small, and the contact is characterized by extremely difficult stressed condition of wheel material.
I would not want to see the scavenging seven going from the game because it's a massive part of the contact area," said Ospreys openside Tipuric.
We became very lateral, then struggled out wide in the contact area.