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2011-09-05 04:20:04

'Multi Ionization Gauge SH2' Can Connect Sensor Heads with Different Measurement Range Chigasaki, Japan, Sept 5, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - ULVAC, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have developed, commercialized, and will start selling the G-TRAN Series "Multi ionization Gauge SH2", which is a transducer type that can connect gauge heads with different measurement ranges, in October 2011.BackgroundIt is impossible for vacuum instruments to measure a wide range...

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2011-02-09 10:34:59

The construction of new rail lines, or the relocation of old ones underground, has increased society's interest over recent years in the vibrations produced by trains, especially among people who live or work near the tracks. Now a study headed by the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) has made it possible to estimate the trajectory of vibrations from the point at which they are generated (wheel-rail contact) through to the ground. "The model acts as a "virtual train laboratory',...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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