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Skid

On a ship, a plank of timber set parallel to other planks in order to support weight.
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New cars are also fitted with ABS, the automated anti-lock braking system that keeps the car in contact with the road surface while the driver brakes, preventing the wheels from locking up and avoiding uncontrolled skidding.
The researcher studied the Soil disturbance and 10-year growth response of coast Douglas-fir on nontilled and tilled skid trails in the Oregon Cascades and Four and 5 years after skidding, rut depths averaged 15 cm below the original soil surface; mean fine-soil bulk density (0-30 cm depth) below ruts of nontilled trails exceeded that on logged-only portions by 14%.
It seems unnatural to turn in the direction your car is skidding but this will control the vehicle.
The objective of this study was to examine the associations among several ground skidding and harvested stand attributes: skidding cycle and element times; ground skidding characteristics (including number of trees and volume per cycle, skidding distance, number of bunching moves, and skidder size); and harvested stand conditions (including residual stand density, number of trees removed, and residual stand damage).
Testing pavement surfaces to prevent or lessen skidding is a two-part job including, first, prior testing during the design of new roads or rehabilitation of existing pavements to find the best surface design for each specific pavement section, and second, operational testing to give public agencies and vehicle operators current information about skid conditions.
When wet, snowy or icy conditions cause a car to begin skidding out of control, the following tips can help prevent an accident:
Implementation of the forest in the Forest Samlino the field of forest management, harvesting and skidding in 2015
The most common cause of driving accidents in snowy conditions is skidding caused by harsh braking on wet, icy or slippery road surfaces.
Two methods of LZ placement, a geometric solution, and an iterative GIS solution, were compared to develop a method of LZ placement that would minimize total skidding distance and cost.
Range of services: acquisition and skidding, silviculture, forest protection, nursery work - divided into 11
PARAMEDICS are to take to the race track, to learn how to drive a skidding car.
A novel feature of the pan is its oil-free tarred surface, which uses only water to induce skidding in the specially-adapted cars.