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Bank

An institution that provides a great variety of financial services. At their most basic, banks hold money on behalf of customers, which is payable to the customer on demand, either by appearing at the bank for a withdrawal or by writing a check to a third party. Banks use the money they hold to finance loans, which they make to businesses and individuals to pay for operations, mortgages, education expenses, and any number of other things. Many banks also perform other services for a fee; for instance they offer certified checks to customers guaranteeing payment to third parties. In some countries they may provide investment and insurance services. With the exception of Islamic banks, they pay interest on deposits and receive interest on their loans. Banks are regulated by the laws and central banks of their home countries; normally they must receive a charter to engage in business. Banks are usually organized as corporations.

bank

a deposit-taking institution which is licensed by the monetary authorities of a country (the BANK OF ENGLAND in the UK) to act as a repository for money deposited by persons, companies and institutions, and which undertakes to repay such deposits either immediately on demand or subject to due notice being given. Banks perform various services for their customers (money transmission, investment advice, etc.) and lend out money deposited with them in the form of loans and overdrafts or use their funds to purchase financial securities, in order to operate at a profit. There are many types of banks, including COMMERCIAL BANKS, MERCHANT BANKS, SAVINGS BANKS and INVESTMENT BANKS. See BANKING SYSTEM, BANK OF ENGLAND, CENTRAL BANK.

bank

a deposit-taking institution that is licensed by the monetary authorities of a country (the BANK OF ENGLAND in the UK) to act as a repository for money deposited by persons, companies and institutions, and which undertakes to repay such deposits either immediately on demand (CURRENT ACCOUNT 2) or subject to due notice being given (DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS). Banks perform various services for their customers (money transmission, investment advice, etc.) and lend out money deposited with them in the form of loans and overdrafts or use their funds to purchase financial securities in order to operate at a profit. There are many types of banks, including COMMERCIAL BANKS, MERCHANT BANKS, SAVINGS BANKS and INVESTMENT BANKS. In recent years many BUILDING SOCIETIES have also established a limited range of banking facilities. See BANKING SYSTEM, CENTRAL BANK, FINANCIAL SYSTEM.

bank

An institution empowered by law to receive deposits, cash checks or drafts, discount commercial paper,make loans,and issue promissory notes payable to the bearer,known as bank notes. American commercial banks fall into two categories:(1) federally chartered and (2) state chartered. Federally chartered banks come under the regulatory and auditing supervision of the United States Comptroller of the Currency.State-chartered banks come under the control of the appropriate state banking authority.Typically the FDIC will audit state-chartered banks and the comptroller's office will audit federally chartered banks.

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The difference between the levels of two rails in the curve is called superelevation and is arranged to compensate a part of lateral acceleration.
Based on Eq (17) Table 2 gives the revised braking distances at 5 max superelevation rates corresponding the min horizontal radii for design speeds ranging from min speed 30 km/h to max speed 120 km/h in comparison with those calculated using the 1994 Green Book (metric).
From a load dynamic point of view, the Land Development Civil, Survey Professionals (Crews 2009) reported that this parabola of 5th degree is more favorable in case of superelevation ramp.
The reverse spirals and accompanying superelevation regulate speed on a parkway to a greater degree than on standard highways.
Superelevation was measured along the curve with a carpenter's level.
0, features such as horizontal and vertical alignments, superelevation, Roadway Modeler, typicals and decision tables have been enhanced.
The bridge s geometry includes horizontal and vertical curves, skew, dog-leg beams and superelevation.
Type of construction: work to be performed under this project includes cold planing, reclaiming, correcting superelevation deficiencies, resurfacing with base, intermediate, and wearing courses, new pavement markings, guardrail improvements, drainage improvements, slope stabilization, signage and other related highway items.
Type Of Construction: Work To Be Performed Under This Project Includes Roadway Reconstruction, Slope Stabilization, Raising A Section Of The Vertical Alignment, Correcting Superelevation Deficiencies, Resurfacing With Base And Wearing Courses, New Pavement Markings, Guardrail Improvements, Drainage Improvements And Other Related Highway Items.
Type Of Construction: Work To Be Performed Under This Project Includes Slope Stabilization, Correcting Superelevation Deficiencies, Resurfacing With Base And Wearing Courses, New Pavement Markings, Guardrail Improvements, Drainage Improvements And Other Related Highway Items.
Type Of Construction: Work To Be Performed Under This Project Includes Cold Planing, Reclaiming And Resurfacing Of The Existing Highway With A Reclaimed Stabilized Base, Cold Mixed Recylced Pavement, Intermediate And Wearing Course, Correcting Superelevation Deficiencies, New Pavement Marking, Guardrail, Signs, Railroad Crossing Improvements, Culvert And Drainage Upgrades And Other Highway Related Items.