depressurization


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de·pres·sur·ize

 (dē-prĕsh′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. de·pres·sur·ized, de·pres·sur·iz·ing, de·pres·sur·iz·es
To reduce the pressure of air or gas within (a chamber or vehicle, for example).

de·pres′sur·i·za′tion (-prĕsh′ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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depressurization

[dɪˌpreʃəraɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndespresurización f
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Thus, the commission came to the conclusion that the main technical cause of the accident was the depressurization of blowout equipment by employees of the LLP Engineering Drilling Company Si BU at the wellhead.
The depressurization incident caused the plane to go from 25,000 feet to 10,000 feet.
The inspection of the plant on depressurization of Tailrace showed the civil works and E and M works in good quality of construction and robust equipment.
The inspection of plant on depressurization of Tailrace showed the civil works and E&M works in good quality of construction and robust equipment.
The inspection of plant on depressurization of Tailrace showed the civil works and E and M works in good quality of construction and robust equipment.
Among such incidents which became more controversial in the immediate past year, involved one of the leading domestic airlines the country can boast of today, Air Peace when its Lagos/Enugu bound aircraft suffered depressurization with the oxygen masks on board dropping for passengers to use for safety precaution.
The crew won widespread appreciation for a cool and efficient response to the event, which included a rapid depressurization of the cabin at 32,000 feet.
Fragments from the cowling and engine inlet struck the fuselage, causing a rapid depressurization. The crew conducted an emergency descent and diverted to Philadelphia International Airport.
Citing the reasons for dewatering the mine, Waqas said that for smooth mining operations depressurization of underground water is necessary to reach the depth of Coal, which is available at 150 meters.
In addition, AFW, the safety depressurization system (SDS), containment spray, the passive autocatalytic recombiner (PAR), pressurizer safety relief valve (PSRV), main steam safety valve (MSSV), and atmospheric dump valve (ADV) were also modelled to enable depressurization of the primary and secondary systems.
Due to a lack of experimental methods, the optimization of the structure of the partially pressured injection tool and the flow-field distribution in the depressurization slot of the injection tool were mainly simulated and analyzed by using Fluent numerical simulation software.