ground loop


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ground loop

n.
A sharp horizontal turn made by an aircraft on the ground when taxiing, landing, or taking off.

ground loop

n
(Aeronautics) a sudden uncontrolled turn by an aircraft on the ground, while moving under its own power
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Noun1.ground loop - a sharp uncontrollable turn made by an airplane while moving along the ground
misadventure, mischance, mishap - an instance of misfortune
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At first glance, this correlation appears over-simplified because two buildings, for example, could have equivalent annual loads ratios and undisturbed earth temperatures, but have different total ground loop lengths, and consequently have different maximum/minimum entering heat pump fluid temperatures.
Thankfully, I could isolate the instruments' power supplies and thus break the ground loop. But, not all engineers have the same luck.
Ground loop temperatures have a significant impact on system performance.
My first goal was to inoculate at least their next few flights from the dreaded ground loop. A ground loop is a violent, uncontrolled horizontal rotation where the heavier front of the plane swings to the back with only the slightest bit of provocation.
"The pilot reported applying full opposite rudder and braking but the turn developed into a ground loop, after which the aircraft came to a halt with the left landing gear collapsed.
The (above-ground) pump is connected to a series of pipes (the ground loop) buried in the garden and can be used in all seasons, although you may need a back-up heating system in winter.
The heat pumps are connected to a common ground loop heat exchanger located on the site.
The (above-ground) pump is connected to a series of pipes (the ground loop) buried in the garden and can be used all year round, although you may need a back-up heating system in winter.
Another challenge when using analog video for streaming, live audio, or even recording, is dealing with ground loop hum in your recorded or broadcast signal.
The use of soil displacement hammers for installing geothermal ground loop up to 10-meters long was also demonstrated live.
A short time step response factor model for vertical ground loop heat exchangers.
The study was designed to determine if long-term performance of a GSHP is stable in a severe cold climate and to thoroughly characterize its efficiency over multiple heating seasons by evaluating if thermal degradation of the ground loop field is a fundamental challenge for adoption of the technology in cold climates and examining the significance of practical and affordable ground surface treatments to maximize energy capture in the ground.