allowable stress

allowable stress

[ə′lau̇·ə·bəl ′stres]
(mechanics)
The maximum force per unit area that may be safely applied to a solid.

allowable stress

In the design of structures, the maximum unit stress permitted under working loads by codes and specifications.
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Some unique challenges require special design considerations due to HDPE piping's viscoelastic nature, very low material allowable stress, thermal conductivity, large coefficient of thermal expansion, and relatively thick pipe walls.
The 2016 edition adds load resistance factor design, allowable stress design load combinations, and air-supported membrane structures.
Allowable stress of geotextile for reinforcement construction planning is defined as the ultimate tensile strength of age appropriate construction plan divided by the reduction factor is taken into account.
Bartlett Quimby (2008), the American Institute of Steel Construction stopped updating Allowable Stress Design, which was basis for steel analysis in the first edition of Structural Design for the Stage, after the ninth edition of the Steel Construction Manual (SCM).
The ratio of strength and degree of safety v needed is the limit that the drive stress c must never cross, and is called allowable stress.
Similar to the function that Section II of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code serves for metallic materials, ASME NM-3 will provide a repository for allowable stress values and physical properties of non-metallic materials.
DELTA]j shift the node j 5ju shift allowed node j, nj the number of nodes of the structure, i[sigma] tension member i, ia o allowable stress in the member I And ne is the total number of structures.
New formwork examples include the use of allowable stress design, as well as load and resistance factor design.
The design criteria of the mentioned standards are based on the allowable stress design concept.
He emphasizes load and resistance factor design, but also includes allowable stress design.
Kellogg's Design of Piping System has a section that also makes use of the guided cantilever method, but uses it to determine the flexibility of the system and the bending moment at the anchors These equations take the ratios of the leg lengths as well as the ratios of the estimated and allowable stress caused by thermal expansion.