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strut

(strŭt) [probably fm. AS. strutian, to struggle]
A support that stabilizes a structure.
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The struts have ball joint ends and an orthogonal arrangement to simplify position adjustments.
When a strut (also called a shock absorber) is working correctly and somebody pushes down hard on one corner of the car, that corner should go down and compress the spring, and then come up once and stop.
With iPad devices adding mobile operations, navigation and work stations to all types of luxury transport, PR Power has teamed up with California-based Strut to bring its Strut Launchport inductive charging system to the yacht, aviation and interior design markets.
According to Harris, the main landing gear struts cost approximately $100,000 each and are rated for a four-year lifespan.
In this work we are interested in so-called open cell foams which are formed by a continuous network of struts.
The first step to using the stand is to hook up both struts to the airframe so the stand can support your weight while you work on the engine.
com)-- Strut Pro, provider of spring conversion kits, shocks and struts is now offering quality coil spring suspension kits for sale.
If shock struts are pressurized with the aircraft on jacks, the strut inflation pressure must be re-checked with the aircraft off jacks, and strut pressure adjusted in accordance with name and identification plate.
This manual describes the new Struts 2 framework for Java Web development.
Suspension springs absorb bumps in the road and the shocks and struts stop the springs from bouncing.
The panels, which measure 3'x6'x1" and weigh in at approximately 75# each, require an intricate system of struts for support.
These struts act as a load bearing support and provide passage or service lines for cooling air, lubricant oil to the bearing arrangements, engine mountings, drainage, venting of hot air etc.