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  • primary yaws
  • The primary yaws sore is characterized by a wartlike thickening of the epidermis, which becomes fibrous, cracks open, bleeds easily, and discharges a serous fluid. (britannica.com)
  • pathogenic
  • Agmon-Levin et al suggested that the antitreponemal antibodies that build up in certain populations may also be protective for atherosclerosis while also being pathogenic for yaws. (medscape.com)
  • infection
  • It took some promising steps to uplift patient care in 2016 - a year that also saw it becoming the world's first country free from yaws, an infection common in children, and neonatal tetanus, a lethal consequence of unhygienic deliveries. (medindia.net)
  • sensor
  • In the field of wind turbines a precise calibration of the turbines direction sensor (yaw encoder) is important. (ip.com)
  • A system and method for calibrating a vehicle heading sensor, such as a yaw-rate sensor, when GPS signals are not available using a bias update model that employs a bias gain factor. (patentgenius.com)
  • If all three of the thresholds indicate that the vehicle is traveling straight, then the update bias model can be used to calibrate the yaw-rate sensor. (patentgenius.com)
  • 2. The system according to claim 1 further comprising a GPS receiver providing GPS signals to the calibration controller indicating the position of the vehicle, said calibration controller using the GPS signals to calibrate the yaw-rate sensorwhen the GPS signals are available and using the bias update model to calibrate the yaw-rate sensor when the GPS signals are not available. (patentgenius.com)
  • 3. The system according to claim 1 wherein the calibration controller calibrates the yaw-rate sensor using the bias update model by calculating a yaw bias using the following equation:YawBias.sub.i=(1-.beta. (patentgenius.com)
  • azithromycin
  • A new yaws eradication program was proposed in 2012 by the WHO following a study that showed that oral azithromycin can successfully treat yaws in rural, tropical areas. (medscape.com)
  • The ultimate goal is to establish if a 20mg/kg dose of azithromycin is as effective as a 30mg/kg dose in the treatment of yaws. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • angle
  • A yaw control system capable of detecting a predetermined yaw angle of a towed vehicle and then automatically communicating with a braking system of the towed vehicle includes an actuator and a switch. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The actuator and switch operate to detect when a towed vehicle, such as a trailer, has exceeded a predetermined yaw angle. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • In one embodiment, the yaw control system includes a switch arranged to contact a surface of a plate (i.e., actuator) when the towed vehicle exceeds the predetermined yaw angle. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • and a switch coupled to the towing combination and positioned in a spatial proximity to the actuator, the switch operable to communicate with the first brake system to decelerate the towed vehicle when the actuator activates the switch, wherein the actuator is configured to activate the switch when the towed vehicle exceeds a maximum yaw angle relative to the towing vehicle. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 5. The hitch system of claim 1, wherein the actuator is coupled to the towed vehicle and rotates with the towed vehicle to contact the switch when the towed vehicle exceeds the maximum yaw angle. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 7. The yaw control system of claim 6, wherein the predetermined distance between the retractable rod and the switch corresponds to the maximum yaw angle. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • To achieve the control objectives, it is essential to control the variables of yaw rate and sideslip angle in order to ensure the vehicle stable. (hindawi.com)
  • It is required that the actual yaw rate and sideslip angle have fast responses and good tracking capability in following the desired responses. (hindawi.com)
  • These thresholds include a yaw-rate threshold, a steering wheel angle threshold and a wheel speed threshold. (patentgenius.com)
  • incidence
  • Yaws is transmitted by direct skin contact and primarily affects children younger than 15 years, with a peak incidence in those aged 6-10 years. (medscape.com)
  • Overall, the incidence of yaws was reduced to isolated foci of endemicity. (medscape.com)
  • symptoms
  • Stage 2 yaws typically follows several weeks or months after the initial symptoms. (rarediseases.org)
  • The symptoms of stage 3 yaws occur in only about 10% of the people who are infected and may follow a dormant period of several years. (rarediseases.org)
  • Symptoms of the following disorders can be similar to those of Yaws. (rarediseases.org)
  • In the field, yaws is diagnosed on the basis of epidemiological context, evocative symptoms and signs and positive serological tests or dark field microscopy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • search
  • NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 9, 2013) - Knovel , a leader in providing a Web-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced an expansion to Yaws' Critical Property Data for Chemical Engineers and Chemists which Knovel launched in July 2012. (yahoo.com)
  • wherein
  • 8. The yaw control system of claim 6, wherein the retractable rod is a shock absorbing rod mechanically coupled to the towed vehicle. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • mainly
  • This is mainly because once I need to fully setup my server I have several files that can be nicely grouped inside /etc/yaws. (sourceforge.net)
  • crust
  • In 27 cases typical light-microscopic features of yaws were observed, consisting of parakeratosis or crust containing exudate, marked acanthosis with widening and elongation of the rete ridges or pseudo-carcinomatous hyperplasia and spongiosis. (bmj.com)
  • affects
  • Yaws affects males and females in equal numbers and is most common in children between the ages of six and 10. (rarediseases.org)
  • precision
  • Twenty-two usable gears, YAW™ shifting speed and precision compared with fleet looks, ergonomics, efficiency, and lightweight design. (bike24.com)
  • Patients
  • The use of the dual POC test would result in the ability to both screen and confirm the serological status of patients with suspected yaws within 15 minutes and give a better indication of active disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • rate
  • However, not many researches have been focused on the transient performances improvement of vehicle yaw rate and sideslip tracking control. (hindawi.com)
  • Based on this, we conclude that the sliding mode control with nonlinear sliding surface based on composite nonlinear feedback is a potential control strategy for improving the transient performances of yaw rate and sideslip tracking control. (hindawi.com)
  • In yaw stability control system, these perturbations could influence the yaw rate and sideslip tracking control performances. (hindawi.com)
  • Therefore, an appropriate robust control strategy should be proposed to improve the transient performances of the yaw rate and sideslip tracking control in the presence of uncertainties and disturbances. (hindawi.com)
  • sub.CHUPTYawRate- .sub.i,CHUPT where YawBias.sub.i is the yaw bias at time i, YawBias.sub.i-1 is the yaw bias at time i-1, YawRate.sub.i,CHUPT is the yaw rate at time i and .beta. (patentgenius.com)
  • sub.YawSTD where N is a yaw-rate window length, YawRate is the yaw-rate signal and .gradient. (patentgenius.com)
  • sub.YawSTD is a yaw-rate standard deviation threshold. (patentgenius.com)
  • countries
  • Fifty years ago, the WHO recognized that endemic treponematoses-yaws in particular-were a major cause of disfigurement and disability and a significant economic burden in poor countries. (medscape.com)
  • [ 5 ] the status of yaws was unknown in many of the countries where it had previously been known to be endemic. (medscape.com)
  • initial
  • Adding to Yaws' initial release offering more than 5,000 inorganic and 34,000 organic substances as well as 293,000 records, the database now includes an additional 90 tables and 5,000 records of property data for mixtures, refrigerants and miscellaneous solids and liquids. (yahoo.com)
  • world
  • Yaws supports a very long list of features ranging from old-school CGI to modern-day WebSockets, all driven by the needs of real-world applications. (lanyrd.com)
  • The World Health Organization has stepped up efforts to eradicate yaws, described as the 'forgotten disease', after the discovery of a single-dose oral antibiotic that can cure it. (kff.org)
  • control system
  • 9. The hitch system of claim 1, further comprising an override switch for manually deactivating the yaw control system. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Yaw stability control system plays a significant role in vehicle lateral dynamics in order to improve the vehicle handling and stability performances. (hindawi.com)
  • One of the prominent approaches that are reported in the literature for lateral dynamics control is a yaw stability control system. (hindawi.com)
  • In order to design an effective control system, it is essential to determine an appropriate element of yaw stability control system. (hindawi.com)
  • In this paper, the elements of yaw stability control system, that is, vehicle dynamic models, control objectives, active chassis control, and its control strategies as depicted in Figure 1 , are extensively reviewed. (hindawi.com)
  • Yaw stability control system for vehicle lateral dynamic. (hindawi.com)
  • Therefore, an active control for yaw stability control system is essential to assist the driver to keep the vehicle stable on the desired path. (hindawi.com)
  • By implementing an active chassis control of steering or braking or integration of both systems, the active yaw control system can be realized. (hindawi.com)
  • As a finding from the reviews, this paper briefly discussed a possible high performance robust tracking control strategy that can be implemented for yaw stability control system. (hindawi.com)
  • Overview
  • In this talk, Steve, a committer on the Yaws project since 2008, will provide an overview of Yaws and its many features, and will show code examples to highlight some of those features. (lanyrd.com)
  • however
  • however, there was a reemergence of yaws in the 1970s. (medscape.com)
  • However, Yaws' database provides information in a format that's easier to use, more discoverable and interactive. (yahoo.com)
  • directory
  • I forgot to say that the etc patch also relocates the log directory in the default/installed yaws.conf from /var/lib/log/yaws to /var/log/yaws (at least under Gentoo). (sourceforge.net)
  • Another
  • Yaws - "Yet Another Web Server" - is an open source Erlang web server started by Claes "Klacke" Wikström in 2001. (lanyrd.com)
  • Another method uses a magnetic compass when calibrating the yaw encoder. (ip.com)
  • Another magnetic compass when calibrating the yaw encoder. (ip.com)
  • skin
  • All abrasions and sores of the skin and mucous membranes should be treated with appropriate antiseptics and covered with clean dressings, and all clothing in contact with yaws lesions should be sterilized or destroyed. (britannica.com)