maximum deck step overhang

automotive lighting

the incandescent light bulb was long the light source used in all automotive lighting devices. they are still commonly used in turn signals to stop hyper-flashing of the turn signal flashers. many types of bulbs have been used. standardized type numbers are used by manufacturers to identify bulbs with the same specifications. bases may be .


description. a simple dumbwaiter is a movable frame in a shaft, dropped by a rope on a pulley, guided by rails; most dumbwaiters have a shaft, cart, and capacity smaller than those of passenger elevators, usually 45 to 450 kg 100 to 992 lbs. before electric motors were added in the 1920s, dumbwaiters were controlled manually by ropes on pulleys. .

sleeping porch

sleeping porch in the main house of the eleanor roosevelt national historic site the restored sleeping porch of heublein tower in talcott mountain state park, connecticut a sleeping porch is a deck or balcony , sometimes screened or otherwise enclosed with screened windows, 1 and furnished for sleeping in the warmer months.

vancouver 36 harris

in a review richard sherwood wrote, 'robert harris also designed the vancouver 27, 32, and 42, but the first two are produced in england and the latter in taiwan. the 36 has an unusual cabin layout. with a large space but only four bunks, she is designed for long-range cruising. entry is fine, bilges are hard, and the maximum beam is well aft .

albion lowlander

yorkshire woollen were fond of their lowlanders, although drivers nicknamed them 'scrum-half' buses, the point being that they were best driven by small drivers with long arms. although the lowlander was a specialist low height bus they were used fairly indiscriminately, often turn and turnabout with leyland titan pd3s.


the height of the step varies from very low 5–10 cm to shin-level or knee-level. genkan in apartments are usually much smaller than those in houses, and may have no difference in elevation with the rest of the floor; it may simply have a different type of flooring material than the rest of the floor to distinguish it as the genkan.

deck ship

a deck is a permanent covering over a compartment or a hull of a ship. on a boat or ship, the primary or upper deck is the horizontal structure that forms the 'roof' of the hull, strengthening it and serving as the primary working surface. vessels often have more than one level both within the hull and in the superstructure above the primary .

railway platform height

railway platform height is the built height – above top of rail atr – of passenger platforms at stations.a connected term is train floor height, which refers to the atr height of the floor of rail vehicles.worldwide, there are many, frequently incompatible, standards for platform heights and train floor heights.

glossary of climbing terms

a style of climbing that emphasizes the adventure and exploratory nature of climbing. while sport climbers generally will use pre-placed protection 'bolts' , traditional or 'trad' climbers will place their own protection as they climb, generally carried with them on a rack. training. getting prepared to climb on difficult mountains or routes.


winders are steps that are narrower on one side than the other. they are used to change the direction of the stairs without landings. a series of winders form a circular or spiral stairway. when three steps are used to turn a 90 corner, the middle step is called a kite winder as a kite-shaped quadrilateral.

aec q-type

step entrance the aec q-type is an aec -built, side-mounted-engine, single- and double-decker bus that was launched in 1932. it was designed by g. j. rackham , an employee of the american firm yellow coach from 1922 to 1926, leading him into contact with the fageol twin coach .

leyland royal tiger worldmaster

succeeding the leyland royal tiger underfloor-engined heavyweight single-decker bus or single-decker coach chassis which sold more than 6,000 from 1950 to 1956 was a difficult call, but leyland answered it with the royal tiger worldmaster, it retained a substantial steel ladder-frame chassis dropped in the wheelbase and overhangs and arched over the axles to which operators could fit a body of .

prestressed concrete

the ponte morandi was a cable-stayed bridge characterised by a prestressed concrete structure for the piers, pylons and deck, very few stays, as few as two per span, and a hybrid system for the stays constructed from steel cables with prestressed concrete shells poured on. the concrete was only prestressed to 10 mpa, resulting in it being prone .

transom nautical

a transom is the flat part which forms the stern of a square ended boat. this flat termination of the stern is typically above the waterline.. the term is known to have been used as far back as middle english in the 1300s, having come from latin transversus transverse via old french traversain set crosswise .. the stern of a boat is typically vertical.

leyland panther cub

the leyland panther cub was a rear-engined single-decker bus manufactured by leyland from 1964 until 1968.. it was a derivative of the panther that leyland were forced into building for an influential customer, it was only offered on the home market, and only bought by operators in england and wales.

scania k series

because scania k-series buses had a longer rear overhang than competing makes, the allowable overhang with a steerable tag axle was increased from 4.25 m to 4.5 m. the scania k280 ub 6x2*4 and k320 ub 6x2*4 have been popular chassis for operators building high-capacity single-deck buses. new zealand's first double-deck bus in regular urban .