allowable load


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allowable load

[ə′lau̇·ə·bəl ′lōd]
(mechanics)
The maximum force that may be safely applied to a solid, or is permitted by applicable regulators.

allowable load

The load which induces the maximum permissible unit stress at a critical section of a structural member.
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It exceeds the maximal allowable load of the gear of linear movement (150 N), thus the modernized grouping device cannot work in such a regime.
The Lane County Public Works Department has reduced the allowable load limit on the bridge to 15 tons as a result of a recent bridge inspection that discovered deterioration.
Using a specific input reaction or a percentage of uniform allowable load, SDS/2 automatically determines the correct hole and weld sizes, plate thickness and bolt types for each connection and creates the solid representation.
The cost/weight comparison materials include case studies, tables that compare the weight and allowable load capacity of HSS and steel structural shapes, examples that demonstrate savings on fabrication, surface preparation, painting/fireproofing, shipping, erection and maintenance costs.
Table 1 is a summary of the testing results with the allowable load, mean values of SG and ultimate load, number of specimens, and standard deviation for each selected group.
Product versions include: X-Axis Stages (XFEX), XY-Axis Stages (XYFES) and Z-Axis Stages (ZFES), with each offered in a choice of models based on clamping position, travel distance and allowable load.
Web length Calculated Calculated Predicted and ratio of allowable load of allowable load of bracing brace-to-web web without brace web with T-brace efficiency length P (a) [P.
Economy Casters - Screw-in Types ( CMGN and CMGNS ) Allowable load is 800-3000N (Industry-wide standard).
The load applied to the web (P) varied from 10 to 100 percent of the allowable load based on the assumption that the webs are pin-connected to the chords and that effective web buckling length is 80 percent of the actual web length [1,12].
A TMDL is the sum of the allowable loads of a single pollutant from all contributing point and nonpoint sources.
When a TMDL is established, it may be several more years before actions are fully implemented to bring pollutants within allowable loads, and perhaps even longer before water quality actually begins to improve.
8[inches]) square on a machine with allowable loads up to 2640 lbs.