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Encyclopedia of Marine and Energy Technology

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Q.M.E.D. (Qualified Members of the Engine Department)

marine

Pumpman and Electrician. Trained in all crafts necessary for engine maintenance (welding, refrigeration, lathe operation, electricity, pumping, water purification, oiling, evaluating engine gauges, etc.)

QBlade

energy

QBlade is an open-source, cross-platform simulation software for wind turbine blade design and aerodynamic simulation.

Quad

energy

A quad is a unit of energy used by the U.S.

Quality control

energy

Quality control (QC) is a process by which entities review the quality of all factors involved in production.

Quality Management System

energy

A quality management system (QMS) is a set of policies, processes and procedures required for planning and execution of a company's core business that can impact the companies ability to meet customer requirements.

Quantity

energy

Quantity is a property that can exist as a multitude or magnitude, which illustrate discontinuity and continuity.

Quantum dot solar cell

energy

A quantum dot solar cell is a solar cell design that uses quantum dots as the absorbing photovoltaic material.

Quarter deck

marine

A raised upper deck at the after end of a ship. It is usually a feature of smaller vessels.

Quay

marine

An artificial solid construction, alongside or projecting into a harbour or basin, which acts as a landing place for cargo and passengers. It may also function as a fitting out or repair place for a ship moored alongside.

Quebec Interconnection

energy

Hydro-Québec's electricity transmission system (also known as the Quebec interconnection) is an international power transmission system centred in Quebec, Canada.

Quick-acting cleat, battening device

marine

A cleat applied manually by a lever to provide the necessary locking. Hatch covers are secured to the coaming by quick-acting cleats.

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