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*  William B. Ruger
From the start, his company stressed mechanical innovation and safety. Ruger shared and exchanged technical information on ...
*  Transient receptor potential channel
Ankyrin (TRPA) Stress (mechanical) receptor. Disputed to be temperature-sensitive; activated by isothiocyanates (pungent ... inflammation and oxidative stress. TRPM5 is involved in taste signaling of sweet, bitter and umami tastes by modulating the ... and mechanical sensation to reduce their sensitivity to stimuli. For instance the use of TRPV1 agonists would potentially ...
*  Stress-strength analysis
"Mechanical Stress/Strength Interference Theory" (PDF). Retrieved 26 February 2013. http://reliawiki.org/index.php/Stress- ... Stress-strength analysis is the analysis of the strength of the materials and the interference of the stresses placed on the ... Stress-Strength Analysis is a tool used in reliability engineering. Environmental stresses have a distribution with a mean ( μ ... This overlap is also referred to stress-strength interference. If the distributions for both the stress and the strength both ...
*  Michael Walker (knifemaker)
This feature cuts down on mechanical stress. An additional feature of the Linerlock is the addition of a ball detent. This ...
*  Side-channel attack
Temperature changes create thermally induced mechanical stress. This stress can create low level acoustic (i.e. noise) ...
*  Cell division orientation
Among these factors is the anisotropic mechanical stress. This stress could be the result of the external mechanical ... Oriented cell divisions contribute to the tissue elongation and the release of mechanical stress. While in the first case ... Louveaux M, Julien JD, Mirabet V, Boudaoud A, Hamant O (July 2016). "Cell division plane orientation based on tensile stress in ... TCJ provide mechanical and geometrical clues for the spindle apparatus to ensure that cell divide along its long axis. Several ...
*  Woodpecker
Combined, this anatomy helps the beak absorb mechanical stress. Species of woodpecker and flicker that use their bills in soil ...
*  Polyimide
The semiconductor industry uses polyimide as a high-temperature adhesive; it is also used as a mechanical stress buffer. Some ... The polyimide layers have good mechanical elongation and tensile strength, which also helps the adhesion between the polyimide ... Thermosetting polyimides are known for thermal stability, good chemical resistance, excellent mechanical properties, and ... "Mechanical properties of polyimide coated optical fibers at elevated temperatures", Proc. SPIE 9702, Optical Fibers and Sensors ...
*  Birefringence
However, when they are under mechanical stress, birefringence results. The stress can be applied externally or is "frozen in" ... Crystals with non-cubic crystal structures are often birefringent, as are plastics under mechanical stress. Birefringence is ... Stress birefringence results when isotropic materials are stressed or deformed (i.e., stretched or bent) causing a loss of ... Such imperfections can be geometrical (lack of circular symmetry), due to stress applied to the optical fiber and/or due to ...
*  BAG3
... balances protein synthesis and protein degradation under mechanical stress. PLCG1 has been shown to interact with: FGFR1, ... BAG3 is able to stimulate the expression of cytoskeleton proteins in response to mechanical tension by activating the ... "The anti-apoptotic protein BAG-3 is overexpressed in pancreatic cancer and induced by heat stress in pancreatic cancer cell ...
*  Force spectroscopy
Many proteins in the living cell must face mechanical stress. Moreover, force spectroscopy can be used to investigate the ... Since mechanical breaking is a kinetic, stochastic process, the breaking force is not an absolute parameter, but it is a ... Force spectroscopy measures the behavior of a molecule under stretching or torsional mechanical force. In this way a great deal ... These methods can be used to measure the mechanical properties of single polymer molecules or proteins, or individual chemical ...
*  Diffuse field acoustic testing
Acoustics creates mechanical stresses during the first five seconds. Sound pressure levels can go up to 150 dBSPL. Acoustic ... This last test area is focused on the mechanical stresses that the specimen will meet during its life, especially during launch ... Diffuse field acoustic testing is the testing of the mechanical resistance of a spacecraft to the acoustic pressures during ... Faithful to real stresses during launch Well known process : Used by many aerospace industries Gas generation : May require ...
*  Vocal fold nodule
During phonation, the vocal folds undergo many forms of mechanical stress. One example of such stress is the impact stress ... Repeated or chronic mechanical stress is thought to lead to the remodeling of the superficial layer of the lamina propria. It ... Vocal fold nodules are thought to be the result of vocal fold tissue trauma caused by excessive mechanical stress, including ... Vocal fold nodules are thought to be the result of vocal fold tissue trauma caused by excessive mechanical stress. ...
*  Lau Wai Shing
... there is mechanical stress problem. It may also have pinholes. Polyimide can be quite thick without stress problem but it is ... He pointed out that if tensile stress can increase the on current of n-channel MOS transistors, tensile stress will also ... 12] P. Yang, W. S. Lau, V. Ho, C. H. Loh, S. Y. Siah and L. Chan, "Effect of tensile stress on the various components of the ... Then he proposed a theory why tensile stress can improve n-channel MOS transistors even though there is an increase in the off ...
*  Blood pressure
Levels of arterial pressure put mechanical stress on the arterial walls. Higher pressures increase heart workload and ... The higher the pressure, the more stress that is present and the more atheroma tend to progress and the heart muscle tends to ...
*  Gonyostomum semen
These microalgae are, therefore, highly fragile and sensitive to mechanical stress. The cells are filled with many bright green ... Under physical stress, small organelles that sit under the cell membrane and are called trichocysts, explode and release slimy ...
*  Alpine vegetation of Tasmania
Consequently, wind in alpine regions imposes severe mechanical stress on plants. As a consequence, alpine species require ... The alpine vegetation community in Tasmania has generally adopted stress tolerance rather than stress avoidance mechanisms. As ... Such differentials place the plant under considerable water stress. In Tasmania the variation in temperature between day and ... Photosynthetic production may be limited not just by low temperature and desiccation but also by mineral nutrient stress. ...
*  Factors of polymer weathering
The mechanical stresses induced by freeze/thaw cycling can cause structural failures in some systems, or accelerate degradation ... This is due both to the mechanical stresses imposed when moisture is absorbed or desorbed and to the chemical participation of ... This hydration of the surface layers produces a volume expansion which places mechanical stress on the dry subsurface layers. A ... Temperature cycling can cause mechanical stress, particularly in composite systems consisting of materials with widely ...
*  Effect of spaceflight on the human body
... bone is laid down in the direction of mechanical stress. However, in a microgravity environment there is very little mechanical ... The enormous stress on the crew, coupled with the body adapting to other environmental changes, can result in anxiety, insomnia ... On the ISS, the latter is still often a cause of stress, such as when NASA Astronaut Daniel Tani's mother died in a car ... Common sources of stress in early American missions included maintaining high performance while under public scrutiny, as well ...
*  Self-healing material
... where mechanical stress cleaves two sigma bonds in a retro Diels-Alder reaction. This stress results in additional pi-bonded ... Mechanical stress in supramolecular polymers causes the disruption of these specific non-covalent interactions, leading to ... Certain polymers yield to mechanical stress in an atypical, reversible manner. Diels-Alder-based polymers undergo a reversible ... From a molecular perspective, traditional polymers yield to mechanical stress through cleavage of sigma bonds. While newer ...
*  Behavior of nuclear fuel during a reactor accident
The swollen fuel pellet imposes mechanical stresses upon the cladding. A document on the subject of the swelling of the fuel ... As the cladding experiences hoop stress from the growing amount of fission products, the hoop stress increases. The material ... Also creep and stress corrosion cracking become worse. Papers on this effect continue to be published. This is due to the fact ... Because of the thermal stress thus formed the fuel cracks, the cracks tend to go from the center to the edge in a star shaped ...
*  Erythrocyte fragility
... typically physical stress, and most commonly osmotic and/or mechanical stress). Depending on the application as well as the ... Viscous or fluidic-mechanical stresses can be of either sort. Susceptibility to hemolysis from causes other than osmotic or ... refers to the degree or proportion of hemolysis that occurs when a sample of red blood cells are subjected to mechanical stress ... such as (typically) some kind of shear stress. Yet unlike with osmotic fragility, no single approach for testing mechanical ...
*  Deltoid muscle
Deltoideal humeral enthesopathy is an exceedingly rare condition related to mechanical stress. Conversely, deltoideal acromial ...
*  Cell wall
They may give cells rigidity and strength, offering protection against mechanical stress. In multicellular organisms, they ... Such a basket is very rigid and resistant to mechanical damage. Thus does the prokaryote cell (and eukaryotic cell that ... Secondary cell walls contain a wide range of additional compounds that modify their mechanical properties and permeability. The ...
*  Von Willebrand disease
Large multimers of vWF are destroyed by mechanical stress in both conditions. Thrombocythemia is another cause of acquired von ... In angiodysplasia, a form of telangiectasia of the colon, shear stress is much higher than in average capillaries, and the risk ... Von Willebrand factor is mainly active in conditions of high blood flow and shear stress. Deficiency of vWF, therefore, shows ... Detection of vWD is complicated by vWF being an acute phase reactant with levels rising in infection, pregnancy, and stress. ...
*  Retarder (mechanical engineering)
... excessive stress associated with opening the exhaust valves of the engine near top dead center of engine compression strokes ... A hybrid vehicle drivetrain uses electrical retardation to assist the mechanical brakes, while recycling the energy. The ... it does create a powerful and safe retarding system that isn't prone to brake fade or wearing out like mechanical brakes. Dowty ...