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It is easy for a mum to get in a fashion rut. After all, if you even have the chance to change out of your pyjamas, your outfit will most likely be covered in spit up, drool, food or a derivative thereof.
When evidence contradicts an earlier statement, it isn't uncommon to change a statement to fit the new facts. That isn't contradiction. That's common sense. C'mon RT. You can do better than that. Maybe Russia should spend a bit more on their shameless propaganda machines. The quality is weak.
[b] If clutch contact face is scored or worn, the flywheel may be refaced. [c] If clutch contact face is cracked, the flywheel must be replaced. NOTE: Do not remove more than 0.508 mm (0.020 in.) material from the flywheel. Maintain all of the radii when resurfacing. 2. Inspect the ring gear. [a] Check ring gear for excessively worn or damaged gear teeth. [b] If damaged gear teeth are detected, replace the ring gear. Refer to Section 1.15.3. 3. Inspect crankshaft and flywheel contact surface. [a] Check the butt end of the crankshaft and flywheel contact surface for fretting, brinelling, or burrs. See Figure 1-212. [b] Lightly stone the contact surface to remove any fretting, brinelling, or burrs. Figure 1-212 1.14.3 Crankshaft and Flywheel Mating Surfaces Installation of Flywheel Install the flywheel as follows: 1. Install two flywheel guide studs, J 36235, into two of the tapped holes in the crankshaft at the 3 and 9 o’clock position. 2. Attach the flywheel lifting tool and, using a chain hoist, position the flywheel in the flywheel housing. Align the flywheel bolt holes with the crankshaft bolt holes. All information subject to change without notice. (Rev. 2004) 6SE50 0403 Copyright © 2004 DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION From Bulletin 2-50-04 1-261 1.14 FLYWHEEL NOTICE: A new scuff plate must be used whenever the flywheel is removed. Failure to replace the scuff plate may cause the flywheel bolts to loosen, even when torqued correctly. 3. Using a new scuff plate, install two bolts with International Compound #2® (or equivalent) through the plate 180 from each other. 4. Install the flywheel lock, J 36375–A. See Figure 1-195. 5. Remove the flywheel lifting tool and guide studs. 6. Apply International Compound #2® (or equivalent) to the threads and to the bolt head contact area (underside) of the remaining bolts. The bolt threads must be completely filled with International Compound #2® (or equivalent). Any excess must be wiped off. See Figure 1-213.
The crankshaft is precision-forged with seven main bearings and eight custom-forged counter weights, and a vibration damper at the front end. For an exploded view of the crankshaft, main bearings, and main bearing caps, see Figure 1-42. 1. Crankshaft 5. Lower Bearing Shell (center) 2. Upper Bearing Shell(s) 6. Main Bearing Cap(s) 3. Upper Bearing Shell (center) 7. Main Bearing Cap (center) 4. Lower Bearing Shell(s) 8. Main Bearing Cap Bolt Figure 1-42 Crankshaft, Main Bearings, and Main Bearing Caps All information subject to change without notice. (Rev. 3/04) 6SE412 0403 Copyright © 2006 DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION From Bulletin 1–MBE4000–06 1-57 1.9 CRANKSHAFT ASSEMBLY 1.9.1 Crankshaft Removal Remove the crankshaft as follows: FALLING ENGINE To avoid injury from a falling engine, an adequate lifting device with a spreader bar and sling should be used to lift the engine. The sling and spreader bar should be adjusted so the lifting hooks are vertical to prevent bending the lifter brackets. To ensure proper weight distribution, all provided lifter brackets must be used. NOTICE: A spreader bar must be used at all times in conjunction with the front and rear lifter brackets to lift the EGR engine to ensure that no engine damage will result. The brackets are designed to lift vertically. 1. Remove the engine from the vehicle.
Emergency Department Visits for Chest Pain and Abdominal Pain: United States, 1999–2008 Farida A. Bhuiya, M.P.H.; Stephen R. Pitts, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P.; and Linda F. McCaig, M.P.H., Division of Health Care Statistics Key findings Data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 1999–2008 • The number of noninjury emergency department (ED) visits in which abdominal pain was the primary reason for the visit increased 31.8%. • The percentage of ED visits for which chest pain was the primary reason decreased 10.0%. • Use of advanced medical imaging increased strongly for ED visits related to abdominal pain (122.6%) and chest pain (367.6%). Chest and abdominal pain are the most common reasons that persons aged 15 years and over visit the emergency department (ED) (1). Because EDs provide both emergency and nonemergency care (2,3), visits for these symptoms may vary in their acuity. Advanced medical imaging is often ordered to assist in both diagnosing and ruling out serious illness associated with these symptoms (4,5). This report describes trends in visits for chest and abdominal pain in adults and the seriousness of illness and use of imaging in these visits. All data shown are for persons aged 18 and over whose visit was not injury related. Keywords: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey • advanced medical imaging • reason for visit Are ED visits for chest or abdominal pain increasing?
Starting mid-2008, Roche introduces a new global packaging design for prescription medicines. This will meet requirements and expectations of health authorities, medical professionals and patients worldwide. The new packaging allows quick and easy identification of the medicine and dosage strength. one product colour specific dosage colour icon of pharmaceutical form dosage colour is repeated How was the design selected? Roche sought feedback from medical professionals and health authorities and reviewed possible design options with more than 700 doctors, pharmacists, nurses and patients worldwide. There was clear support for the selected new design and respondents particularly highlighted that it was easy to recognise. What are the new features? The new packaging design includes d • istinct product and dosage colours for quick identification c • olour banding visible from three sides p • lunger rods and flip-off caps in dosage colours The design is in line with recent regulatory labelling guidelines and industry best practices. There will be no changes in pack dimensions and text. How will the design be implemented? The new packs will be phased in for Roche prescription medicines between mid-2008 and 2010 (approx.). C • ellCept, Copegus, Pegasys and Xeloda will be the first medicines to feature the new packaging design (some country-specific exceptions) T • he remaining medicines will change over the coming months Packs in the old design will not be replaced and can be used until expiry. Please contact your local Roche Office for country-specific details. F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd 4070 Basel Switzerland www.roche.com © 2008
PostgreSQL as a Schemaless Database. Christophe Pettus PostgreSQL Experts, Inc. OSCON 2013 Welcome! • I’m Christophe. • PostgreSQL person since 1997. • Consultant with PostgreSQL Experts, Inc. • firstname.lastname@example.org • thebuild.com • @xof on Twitter. What’s on the menu? • What is a schemaless database? • How can you use PostgreSQL to store schemaless data? • How does do the various schemaless options perform? A note on NoSQL. • Worst. Term. Ever. • It’s true that all modern schemaless databases do not use SQL, but… • Neither did Postgres before it became PostgreSQL. (Remember QUEL?) • The deﬁning characteristic is the lack of a ﬁxed schema. Schematic. • A schema is a ﬁxed (although mutable over time) deﬁnition of the data. • Database to schema (unfortunate term) to table to ﬁeld/column/attribute. • Individual ﬁelds can be optional (NULL). • Adding new columns requires a schema change.
Today the Wall Street Journal published a letter to the editor from Commission chair Judge Patti B. Saris regarding Mortimer Zuckerman’s op-ed “Harsh Sentencing, Overstuffed Prisons—It’s Time for Reform” (May 3, 2014): Sentencing Guidelines Are Being Intelligently Adjusted The amendment originated with the U.S. Sentencing Commission and is something we carefully considered over several years. Regarding Mortimer Zuckerman’s “Harsh Sentencing, Overstuffed Prisons—It’s Time for Reform” (op-ed, May 3): Mr. Zuckerman mentions a Justice Department sentencing panel proposing an amendment to federal guidelines. In fact, it was the U.S. Sentencing Commission, an independent, bipartisan agency that is part of the judicial branch, which voted unanimously on April 10 to amend the federal sentencing guidelines to modestly reduce sentences for the majority of federal drug offenders. We appreciated the support for this change from the Justice Department and others ranging from bipartisan members of Congress to the Federal Public and Community Defenders to Right on Crime, but the amendment originated with the commission and is something we carefully considered over several years. This amendment has been transmitted to Congress and unless Congress acts to disapprove, it will go into effect Nov. 1, 2014. The federal sentencing guidelines are advisory but carry substantial weight in determining federal sentences. The amendment reduces the guideline levels assigned to most drug-trafficking offenders based on the quantity of drugs involved in the offense. The commission determined that the guideline levels for drug quantity no longer needed to be so high. We estimate that our amendment will affect the sentences of almost 70% of federal drugtrafficking offenders and reduce their sentences by 11 months on average. These sentence reductions will correspond to a reduction in the federal prison population of approximately 6,500 inmates within five years and many more over time. The commission carefully weighed public safety concerns, and based on past experience, existing laws and guidelines and expert testimony it concluded that the amendment should not jeopardize public safety. Our amendment is modest in scope; only Congress can change statutory mandatory minimum penalties. But we believe it is an important start.
Al Qaeda (AQ) has evolved into a significantly different terrorist organization than the one that perpetrated the September 11, 2001, attacks. At the time, Al Qaeda was composed mostly of a core cadre of veterans of the Afghan insurgency against the Soviet Union, with a centralized leadership structure made up mostly of Egyptians. Most of the organization’s plots either emanated from the top or were approved by the leadership. Some analysts describe pre-9/11 Al Qaeda as akin to a corporation, with Osama Bin Laden acting as an agile Chief Executive Officer issuing orders and soliciting ideas from subordinates. Some would argue that the Al Qaeda of that period no longer exists. Out of necessity, due to pressures from the security community, in the ensuing years it has transformed into a diffuse global network and philosophical movement composed of dispersed nodes with varying degrees of independence. The core leadership, headed by Bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri, is thought to live in the mountainous tribal belt of northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, where it continues to train operatives, recruit, and disseminate propaganda. But Al Qaeda franchises or affiliated groups active in countries such as Yemen and Somalia now represent critical power centers in the larger movement. Some affiliates receive money, training, and weapons; others look to the core leadership in Pakistan for strategic guidance, theological justification, and a larger narrative of global struggle.