FPS unit | definition of FPS unit by Medical dictionary
FPS unit An obsolete absolute unit of the foot-pound-second system.
foot-pound-sec·ond (FPS) u·nit , FPS unit , fps unit (fut'pownd-sek'ŏnd yū'nit)
An absolute unit of the foot-pound-second system.
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Douglas-Westwood (DW) has identified a temporary trough in global expenditure in 2015 primarily driven by delays to delivery of FPS units
in Latin America.
This shift toward fewer, larger subsea tiebacks as well as increased FPS units
will have profound effects on the future of the subsea sector as the hardware installed evolves as a direct result of fewer gas developments and deeper, more challenging fields.
In practice, of course, the contractual payments relating to the FPS units
identified will often be made in instalments and will in most cases be spread over a number of years.
The entire casepacking operation consists of two FPS units
, each turning out 1,300 cases per shift and can be controlled for much of the time by a single person.