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ver·ti·cal ax·is

in dentistry, the line around which the working side condyle rotates in the horizontal plane during mandibular movement.

ver·ti·cal ax·is

(vĕrti-kăl aksis)
In dentistry, line around which working side condyle rotates in horizontal plane during mandibular movement.
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A set of two vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) was designed and fabricated at the power laboratory (Mechanical Engineering Department--UOT), as shown in figure (1b).
This paper deals with failure diagnostic problems of vertical axis rotating machine driven by ten cycloidal gear reducers with high coupling ration.
This paper contributes to a better understanding of the flow field around vertical axis wind turbines and suggests strongly that accurate modeling of the unsteadiness effects is an essential condition to high fidelity prediction of the aerodynamics performance of such devices.
Similarly, the flat wall was rotated anticlockwise at its position of 1.7 m from rotor and the effect on the performance of vertical axis wind turbine was observed at various rotation angles as shown in Fig.
If a traditional wind turbine is out of the question, vertical axis models remain your next best option to turn a stiff breeze into renewable energy.
"Torsion Tec's advancements in vertical axis wind technology offer consumers the possibility of low-cost green power and enhanced energy independence for both their homes and businesses."
The Aerogenerator X is a new 10 MW wind turbine designed for off-shore use combining the best of horizontal axis and vertical axis designs.
The event in Newcastle will be addressed by Iain Smith, from Windeco which produces the smaller vertical axis turbines that need less wind to operate than the more commonly known 25ft high structures.
Directional wells are normally drilled anywhere from 0-75 degrees of vertical axis at pre-determined stages.
The new vertical axis wind turbine recently installed at Hunt Country Vineyards in Branchport, N.Y., is quiet, bird-friendly and came with energy rebates to help lower the cost while the owner reaps the benefits of being at least partially off the energy grid.
Features include servo drives for horizontal and vertical axis for smooth and deliberate motion, laser positioning for accurate positioning and enhanced diagnostics for continuous self-monitoring onboard and with a wireless handheld device.
The cash will pay for the transfer of the vertical axis turbine to an offshore site from its testing base in Blyth.