radius

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  • noun

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the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere

a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

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a circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius

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the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm

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support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim

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While analyzing railway curves and superelevation, the following parameters are usually taken into account: curve radius R, superelevation h, superelevation excess [h.
In Western Europe and Australia it is aimed to change the construction of wagon wheel pairs (trying to implement wagons with wheel pairs turning in line with track curve radius [2, 3]).
Mr Ballinger also misinterprets the term "turning circle" which meant curve radius of bus outer body point.
The specific road design and safety criteria were not resolved by the city in the 1996 general grading approval, including such roadway or safety matters as design speed, curve radius, roadway alignment, traffic control devices and line-of-sight stopping distances,'' the city's response states.
The speed of the line would be of 350km/h with a minimum curve radius of 5500m and a maximum gradient of 1 in 200.
Other authors have proposed models with several variables based on the geometric characteristics of the horizontal alignment, such as length of horizontal curve, deflection angle, and degree of curvature or curve radius (Krammes et al.
AS]--the aggregate value of financial costs to increase curve radius on the route for transporting OHC using motor transport; [X.
The actions described along with the optimization of the curve radius and camber values will increase the line speed of 80-100 km / h for conventional trains.
increasing the curve radius decreases the centrifugal force but cannot avoid the sudden occurrence of this force;