- single expansion joint
- the simplest form of expansion joint, of single bellows construction, designed to absorb all of the movements of the pipe section in which it is installed.
Mechanics glossary. 2013.
Look at other dictionaries:
Expansion joint — For the railway specific expansion joints, see Breather switch. Expansion joint on a bridge An expansion joint or movement joint is an assembly designed to safely absorb the heat induced expansion and contraction of various construction materials … Wikipedia
double expansion joint — a double expansion joint consists of two bellows joined by a common connector which is anchored to some rigid part on the installation by means of an anchor base. The anchor base may be attached to the common connector either at installation or… … Mechanics glossary
joint — double expansion joint expansion joint gimbal expansion joint hinged expansion joint internally guided expansion joint pressure balanced expansion joint single expansion joint swing expansion joint universal expansion joint … Mechanics glossary
Joint Base Lewis-McChord — Part of United States Army I Corps United States Army I Corps Air Mobility Command (AMC) Located near … Wikipedia
joint — /joynt/, n. 1. the place at which two things, or separate parts of one thing, are joined or united, either rigidly or in such a way as to permit motion; juncture. 2. a connection between pieces of wood, metal, or the like, often reinforced with… … Universalium
Joint Security Area — Infobox Korean name| |caption=The JSA in 1973 hangul=공동경비구역 hanja=共同警備區域 rr=Gongdong Gyeongbi Guyeok mr=Kongdong Kyŏngbi Kuyŏk The Joint Security Area (JSA) or Panmunjeom, often called the Truce Village in both the media [… … Wikipedia
Single-stage-to-orbit — The VentureStar was a proposed SSTO spaceplane. A single stage to orbit (or SSTO) vehicle reaches orbit from the surface of a body without jettisoning hardware, expending only propellants and fluids. The term usually, but not exclusively, refers… … Wikipedia
Joint Regional Information Exchange System — The Joint Regional Information Exchange System (JRIES) began in December 2002 as an all source intelligence / information sharing system, designed initially as a grassroots pilot system to connect the California Anti Terrorism Information Center … Wikipedia
expansion — 1. An increase in size as of chest or lungs. 2. The spreading out of any structure, as a tendon. 3. An expanse; a wide area. [L. ex pando, pp. pansus, to spread out] clonal e. (klo′nal) production of daughter cells all arising originally from a… … Medical dictionary
Colorado T-REX Project (TRansportation EXpansion) — The Transportation Expansion Project or T REX was a $1.67 billion venture that had a goal of transforming the way people in the metro Denver area commute within the areas of Interstates 25 and 225, then the country s 14th busiest intersection.… … Wikipedia