electrical failure


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electrical failure

nguasto all'impianto elettrico
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Just about everyone who has an in-flight electrical failure blames the alternator or generator, but my experience shows that many failures are caused by other items capable of bringing down the electrical system.
A spokesman said: "There has been an electrical failure due to a burst water main which has flooded a substation.
A corrosion product caused electrical failure of the contact.
Since the maintenance data recorder (MDR) doesn't alert you to a R/TRU electrical failure, the bird could have a complete failure of primary DC electrical power if one is already out and the other one goes out in flight.
An electrical failure could leave you without lighting, heating or hot water (most gas boilers don't work without electricity), plus a hefty repair bill, all of which could cause a great deal of inconvenience at Christmas.
The ways in which internal delaminations can interact with a PEM to cause electrical failure are complex, but there are at least two well-known mechanisms:
It has been reported that a total electrical failure on board the small aircraft led to the loss of contact with air traffic control.
Last night P&O spokesman Nick Stevens said: "When this electrical failure happened, the ramp began to slowly lower towards the water.
An electrical failure stopped a train of the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) line, forcing it to offload 450 passengers at the southbound section of its Quezon Avenue station on Wednesday past noon.
A southbound train of the Metro Rail Transit Line-3 (MRT-3) unloaded around 850 commuters due to an electrical failure during yesterday morning's rush hour.
Congratulations: You're about 15 minutes from completely draining the ship's battery and total electrical failure in IMC.
The Irish vessel, on route to the quarry at Llanddulas, suffered an electrical failure, leaving its small crew stranded three miles off the coast of Rhyl.

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