compressive load

compressive load

A load that tends to shorten the member.
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Web elements are sized, curved, oriented and comprised of varying thicknesses of material which facilitates buckling when subjected to a compressive load.
This ensures the impact on full cross-section of the specimen and also permits the specimen to expand along radial direction within the cross-sectional area of the bars after the compressive load is applied.
Supply of electromechanical Ripper for testing the tensile and compressive load is a force of at least A 250 kN, which will be used for the testing of steel samples, samples of alloy, composites, ceramics and plastics resin-based project for drying.
There are three basic methods introducing a compressive load in to specimen: direct load to the specimen end (longitudinal compression test), loading specimen by shear (transverse compression test) and mixed direct and shear loading [17].
The use of concrete increases the area under the curve of force--displacement, increased strain, energy absorption capacity, increased plasticity, increased strength and reduced the contribution of the concrete compressive load is shifted to the side.
The surface viscosity measurement is based on the compaction of the sand particles while under a compressive load and constant heating rate.
You will generate less force and will decrease the compressive load on your ITB at the knee.
ASTM D1143/D1143M-07 Standard test methods for deep foundations under static axial compressive load.
Samples of hollow P6-20(30) blocks set in a "dry" way and masonry samples with filled hollows were tested by applying brief static compressive load.
This loading profile (over the 55[degrees] arc) would induce a maximum calculated shear load of 456 N (with a corresponding compressive load of 595 N) at the lower extreme of rotation and a maximum compressive load of 750 N (with no corresponding shear load) when applied perpendicular to the baseplate.
The system produces a 'centre of gravity' report through readings taken via the wireless dongle and PC software, which is connected to up to 8 wireless compressive load cells.
In Figure 5, the white isolation washer has "squished" out from the compressive load of the blue steel washer.