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the platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls

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Thus the aim of this research is to investigate the bending stiffness of several carbon fiber AFOs footplates and to perform a comparative analysis of these AFOs according to footplates bending stiffness.
It also has a passenger seat cowl, alloy footplates and stainless steel handlebar ends.
After a morning of rigorous trials around North Inch park, close to her flat in Perth, Barbel finally plumped for the fantastic Micro White scooter - designed with 200mm wheels and a low footplate that helps to prevent back pain.
The Kingston Retail Park in Newcastle is another example of a scheme recently redeveloped, with Kingston Court providing nine reconfigured retail warehouse units offering modern footplates.
In this article, we describe our study to evaluate the relationship between hearing thresholds and stapes footplate thickness in otosclerotic patients.
The Paramount also offers industry-compatible swing-away footrests or elevating leg rests with sturdy aluminum footplates.
It has a 250-lb capacity, composite footplates, and plastic armrests.
Several have already been injured after jumping on to train roofs or the footplates of carriages and riding along.
I frequently adapt tricycles with simple footplates and front pulley systems for young children who have spastic diplegia.
Rail bosses say kids have been jumping on the footplates of carriages and holding on between stations in a craze known as "surfing.
This adaptation resembles and operates like the flippable footplates found on wheelchairs.
Featuring factory MIG-welded cross-bracing and footplates that are pre-punched for anchoring, the frames come in heights up to 20 feet, and can be spliced for greater heights.
FULL STEAM AHEAD: When he was a lad Terry Wealleans used to hitch a ride on the footplates of locomotives at Normanby Brickworks but in July 1988 Terry - along with several hundred shareholders - became the proud owner of the 50-year-old classic A4 Pacific that carried the name of legendary LNER locomotive designer Sir Nigel Gresley.
These specimens included stapes footplates, crura, and bone chips from the outer ear canal of the otosclerosis patients and the five controls with a malignancy of the temporal bone; bone chips from the outer ear canal of the 20 controls with exostosis; and bone chips from the mastoid and outer ear canal of the 20 controls with cholesteatoma.
Problem: How many times have you tried to roll under a table only to have your chair's footplates hit the pedestal and prevent you from getting close enough?