Trees at various locations on levees may either increase or decrease safety; at some locations where a tree was found to increase the factor of safety under one set of conditions, that same tree was found to decrease the factor of safety when other likely conditions were considered.
What does FS stand for?
FS stands for Factor of Safety
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We have 133 other meanings of FS in our Acronym Attic
- Fragezeichen (German: question mark)
- Freezing (weather reports)
- Fruitin' Religious Zealot
- Fuel Reduction Zone
- Freeze Level
- Fellow of the Royal Zoological Society (UK)
- Facilities Services
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The secondary treatment process, activated carbon filtration, is provided as an added factor of safety after air stripping to remove any residual VOCs should raw water concentrations increase beyond the capacity of the air strippers.
Analysis results can generate contour plots of fatigue life, damage, factor of safety, and stress biaxiality, as well as rainflow matrix, damage matrix, fatigue sensitivity, and hysteresis.
Water mounding resulting from earthquake-induced warping of covers of waste containment systems may result in time-dependent reduction of post-earthquake factor of safety against instability (FS).
Ribs in compression while in service offer a greater factor of safety than ribs in tension.