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biological warfare

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Warfare in which disease-producing microorganisms, toxins, or organic biocides, e.g., Bacillus anththracis or Yersinia pestis are deliberately used to destroy, injure, or immobilize livestock, vegetation, or human life, as by causing diseases, e.g., anthrax or plague.
Synonym: biowar See: chemical warfare
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The literature data contain uniaxial test results up to the LCF regime of butt joints with V-, X- and Y-shape manufactured from steels with yield strengths between 355 MPa and 1100 MPa.
Type 1 was considered to be the most appropriate choice for the laser beam butt joint welding of S355 structural steel.
Based on the industrial application and joint configuration, staples for dado and butt joints were applied at an angle while those for rabbet 1 and rabbet 2 were applied at 90[degrees] to the back member.
The butt joint tensile specimens were then tested on a QTEST-VII testing machine with a constant crosshead speed of 5.08 mm per minute.
Butt joint: two or more parts that come together with no overlap or interlocking connection
Compare fastener performance across different loading configurations and comment on whether edge SWR tests alone provide an adequate indication of the suitability of a fastener for butt joints constructed from particleboard components.
Caulking butt joints is unnecessary, and some manufacturers prohibit it.
An alternative butt joint which converts the rod to a 13-footer is the key to fine balance and great performance.
The grouping of the butt joint placement patterns for the glulam samples were identified as groups A, B, C, and D as shown in Figure 1.
Overlap one side as you normally would and create a butt joint on the other.