We have 19 entries in our Glossary for this letter.
The RAL catalogue is an international color standard that defines colours according to numbers and names e.g. RAL7032 is a flinty grey colour.
Risk Based Inspection
The existence of more than one piece of equipment any of which could perform a given function.
These multiple pieces of equipment are used to help improve the reliability and availability of the system.
A type of contract where contractor is re-imbursed for all time taken to carry out and complete the assignment.
The closeness of agreement among repeated measurements of an output for the same value of input made under the same operating conditions over a period of time.
The smallest change in input which produces a detectable change in output i.e. the smallest increment of change that can be detected by a measurement system.
To change out the internals (bundle) of a compressor to alter its throughput capabilities.
RF - Raised Face
Description of the mating face of a flange.
RFI - Radio Frequency Interference
Noise induced upon signal wires by ambient radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation with the effect of obscuring an instrument signal.
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RGIT Montrose are a provider of safety training.
The term - RGIT - has become synonymous with the offshore safety course - BOSIET.
Guide to Offshore Working
Rectangular Hollow Section
Term used in structural steel work
Steel or flexible pipe which transfer well fluids from the seabed to the surface.
ROCE - Return On Capital Employed
The ratio of operating profits generated to the amount of operating capital invested.
In effect it is a measure of how productively a company manages its assets.
ROV - Remote Operated Vehicle
An underwater robot
RSI - Repetitive Strain Injury
Injury occurring from repeated physical movements which causes damage to tendons; nerves; muscles and other soft body tissues.
Repeated movements can be simple and not necessarily strenuous e.g. keyboard use etc.
RTD - Resistance Temperature Detector
Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTD's) provide temperature measurement through changes in electrical resistance.
RTJ - Ring Type Joint
Description of the mating face of a flange where the mating face has a machined groove into which the gasket is inserted.
Remote Telemetry Unit
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