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FIN

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Finland. The code is used for transactions to and from Finnish bank accounts and for international shipping to Finland. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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Impact of fin density on thermal-hydrualic performance: Fin density (often defined as FPI-Fin Per Inch) is an important parameter which can impact the thermal-hydraulic performance of the heat exchanger.
FLUENT 15.0 [17] is used to model the flow past the pin fins in a staggered array in the rectangular minichannel and solves the governing equations iteratively for each control volume.
* Incentivize domestic industry to process American-harvested fins within the U.S., rather than ship them to Hong Kong for processing (as happens now), thereby improving traceability of legal fins and supplying the demand of Asian cultures in the U.S.
Between the difficulty of putting a new species on the CITES list and then the ineffective regulation of that species, CITES is not the best system for protecting shark fins.
Price-The fins are worth much more than the rest of the shark's body.
[H.sub.fin], [N.sub.ch], fin width ([W.sub.fin]), and gate length ([L.sub.gate]) highly affect the performance of the device.
yunnanensis Dorsal fin rays 4 Adipose-fin Adipose-fin not confluent with the caudal-fin Anal-fin rays 10 Pectoral-fin rays 7 Pelvic-fin rays 7 Jaws Upper jaw slightly longer than the lower one Teeth on upper jaws No separation gap in the midline Lateral line Complete A.
But finning persists because shark fins are popular in China and can sell for high profits, and catching an entire shark legally requires a license.
In this study, we focus on thermal characteristics of pin fin arrays in a long and narrow rectangular channel that simulates a channel of fan-assisted, computer cooling heat sink.
Ramsay has previously said shark fin soup, considered a delicacy in China, "tastes of nothing yet destroys their eco-system".
Critics say the way many of the fins are collected is inhumane and unsustainable and has had a devastating impact on global shark populations.